Descriptive Catalogue of the Collection of Italian Pictures of the Raffaelle Period of the late Edward Solly, Esq., p. 10, no. XIV. G.F. Waagen, Treasures of Art in Great Britain, London, 1854, III, 'far better drawn than the foregoing [a studio version of the Pitti Virgin adoring the Child, now in the Baltimore Museum of Art, see R. Lightbown, infra, p. 152, under no. C66], but also much harder in the outlines, and of a dark and heavy tone of colour'.
H. Ulmann, Sandro Botticelli, Munich, 1893, p. 68, note 1.
H.P. Horne, Alessandro Filipepi commonly called Sandro Botticelli, painter of Florence, London, 1908, p. 155, 'good school version'.
1913 Bath House Inventory, p. 64, no. 340, in the Red Room, as Botticelli.
1914 Wernher Inventory, p. 63, no. 312, as Botticelli.
G. Mandel, L'Opera completa di Botticelli, Milan, 1967, under no. 89.
R. Lightbown, Sandro Botticelli, Complete Catalogue, London, 1978, II, p. 66, under no. B48, noting Horne's attribution.
London, British Institution, 1859, no. 29.
London, Royal Academy, Winter Exhibition, 1892, no. 144, as Sandro Botticelli.
London, Wildenstein, 1946, no. 18.
London, National Gallery, 1946.