Catalogue of the Pictures, Statues & c. at Kedleston, 1778 and 1786, 'In his picture the Magdalen seems to have been repainted by Correggio.'
G. Lipscomb, A Description of Motlock-Bath, 1802.
T. Borenius in W.A. Crowe and G.B. Cavalcaselle, A History of Painting in North Italy, ed. T. Borenius, London, 1912, III, p. 358, note 2, as 'Palma'.
P. Rylands, Palma il Vecchio, L'Opera Completa, Milan, 1988, no. 21, as 'Imitatore di Palma il Vecchio'.
Leeds, National Exhibition of Works of Art, 1868, no. 100, as 'Palma' (lent by Lord Scarsdale).