Description For the most recent discussion of this painting in the context of painting in Brescia, a city influential for Giampietro Silvio's early work, and Venice, where the painting is thought to have been executed, see Alessandro Ballarin, "Giampetietro Silvio," in the author's La "Salomè" del Romanino ed altri studi sulla Pittura Bresciana del Cinquecento, ed. Barbara Maria Savy, (Padua: Bertoncello Artigrafiche, 2006), vol. 1, 217-154, especially 246-47.
Provenance Marquess Filippo Marignoli, Rome and Spoleto, until 1898 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Marquess Francesco Marignoli, 1898 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome, 1899 [mode of acquisition unknown] [1900 catalogue supplement: no. 21, as Palma Vecchio]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902
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