Captain H***; Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 25 February 1924, lot 45 (as by Michelangelo).
with Jean-Luc Baroni, London (cat. 2006, no. 6), where acquired by the present owner.
PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
A. Varick Lauder, 'Absorption and interpretation: Michelangelo through the eyes of a Venetian follower, Battista Franco', in F. Ames-Lewis and P. Joannides, Reactions to the Master: Michelangelo's Effect on Art and Artists in the Sixteenth Century, Aldershot, 2003, pp. 95,110, nt. 26.
A. Varick Lauder, Battista Franco, c. 1510-1561: His Life and Work with a Catalogue Raisonné, unpublsihed Ph.D. dissertation, University of Cambridge, 2004, II, p. 599, no. 413 DA, IV, figs. 71-2.