Stefano Bardini (1836-1922), Florence; from whom acquired via the architect Stanford White by
William Collins Whitney (1841-1901), New York, c. 1898, from whom acquired with the contents of his 871 Fifth Avenue home by
James Henry Smith (d. 1908), New York, from whose estate acquired by William Collins Whitney's son
Harry Payne Whitney (1872-1930), New York; (†), Sotheby', New York, 29-30 April 1942, lot 295, as Italian School, 15th century.
Baron and Baroness Cassel (née van Doorn); Paris, Galerie Charpentier, 2 December 1954, lot 15, as 'Florentine School, 15th century', the subject erroneously listed as 'The Virgin and Child surrounded by the Elect'.
W. Bode, Italienische Hausmöbel der Renaissance, Leipzig, 1902, pp. 7, 9, fig. 7, as 'Florentine School, c. 1440'.
P. Schubring, Cassoni, Leipzig, 1915, I, p. 226, no. 33; II, pl. V.
W.M. Odom, A History of Italian Furniture from the Fourteenth to the Early Nineteenth Century, New York, 1918, I, pp. 52, 98-99, fig. 47.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, XV, no. 5, May 1920, p. 119.
W. von Bode, Italian Renaissance Furniture, New York, 1921, p. 10, pl. II, fig. 6, as 'Florentine School, c. 1440'.
E.K. Rand, ‘Dante and Petrarch in a Painting by Giovanni dal Ponte,' Fogg Art Museum Notes, 1923, pp. 32-33, no. 1.
R. Van Marle, The Development of the Italian Schools of Painting, The Hague, 1927, IX, p. 84.
F. Antal, Florentine Painting and Its Social Background: The Bourgeois Republic before Cosimo de’ Medici’s Advent to Power: XIV and Early XV Centuries, London, 1917, pp. 356, 361, notes 3, 368.
B. Berenson, Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: Florentine School, London, 1963, I, p. 92.
E. Callmann, Apollonio di Giovanni, Oxford, 1974, p. 17, no. 62
E. Callmann, 'An Apollonio di Giovanni for an Historic Marriage,’ Burlington Magazine, CXIX, no. 888, March 1977, p. 177, no. 9.
The Architecture of McKim, Mead & White in Photographs, Plans and Elevations, New York, 1990. pl. 144.
L. Bellosi and M. Folchi, Colección Cambó, exhibition catalogue, Madrid, 1990, p. 148, under no. 7.
E. Fahy, L’Archivio storico fotografico di Stefano Bardini, dipinti, disegni miniature, stampe, Florence, 2000, pp. 9, 21 no. 22, fig. 4.
W. Craven, Stanford White, Decorator in Opulence and Dealer in Antiquities, New York, 2005, pp. 83, 85, 233 no. 17, figs. 15, 16.
L. Sbaraglio, 'Note su Giovanni dal Ponte ‘cofanaio,’' Commentari d’arte, XIII, no. 38, September-December 2007, pp. 37-38, 42-44; 47, nos. 35, 39-41, 45, figs. 20, 21, 27.
C. Baskins,The Triumph of Marriage: Painted Cassoni of the Renaissance, exhibition catalogue, Pittsburgh, 2008, pp. 96, under no. 1, 102, under no. 2, fig. 1a.
W. Craven, Gilded Mansions: Grand Architecture and High Society, New York, 2009, p. 280, fig. 185.
L. Sbaraglio, Virtù d’amore: pittura nuziale nel quattrocento fiorentino, exhibition catalogue, Florence, 2010, pp. 110-111, fig. 9.
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fiftieth Anniversary Exhibition, 1920.
London, Helikon Gallery, Exhibition of Old Masters, June-September 1974.