(Possibly) Dubois de Saint Gelais, Description des tableaux du Palais-Royal, Paris, 1727, p. 191.
(Possibly) J. Couche and l'Abbé Fontenay, eds., La Galerie du Palais-Royal, gravée d'après les tableaux, etc., Paris, I, 1786.
(Possibly) W. Young Ottley and P. Tomkins, The British Gallery of Pictures, London, 1818, no. 50.
(Possibly) W. Buchanan, Memoirs of Painting, etc., I, London, 1824, p. 94.
(Possibly) A. Jameson, Companion to the most celebrated private galleries of art in London, London, 1844, pp. 186-7, no. 30.
(Possibly) G.F. Waagen, Treasures of Art in Great Britain, II, London, 1854, pp. 64 and 494.
(Possibly) C. Stryienski, La Galerie du Régent Philippe duc d'Orléans, Paris, 1913, pp. 170-1, no. 265.
(Possibly) D.S. Pepper, Guido Reni, Oxford, 1984, p. 262, under no. 126, Studio Variants, no. 5.
D.S. Pepper, 'Guido Reni's Practice of Repeating Compositions', Artibus et Historiae, Cracow, 1999, pp. 38 and 53, note 29, and p. 39, fig. 15, (incorrectly described as on copper) as fully autograph and thus revising his previously published opinion.