Preston O. Morton Memorial Fund for Older Paintings
Extended information about this artwork
Art Institute of Chicago, Annual Report, 1970–71, Chicago, 1971, pp. 26–27 (ill.).
Country Life, June 3, 1971.
The Golden age of Naples: art and civilization under the Bourbons 1734–1805, exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts and Art Institute of Chicago, Detroit, 1981, pp. 129–130, no. 34.
Franco Mormando, “Introduction: Response to the Plauge in Early Modern Italy: What Primary Sources, Printed, Painted Reveal,” Hope and Healing: painting in Italy in a Time of Plauge, Exh. Cat ( Worcester Art Museum, 2005), p. 27, p. 194-195, cat. 9.
A Taste for Angels. Neapolitan Painting in North America 1650–1750, exh. cat., Yale University Art Gallery, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, New Haven, 1987, p. 262, fig. 114.
Sandra Pinto, Arte di Corte a Torino da Carlo Emanuele II a Carlo Felice, Turin, 1987, p. 21.
Mercedes Precerutti Garberi, Arte antica e moderna nelle collezioni della Banca Commerciale Italiana. Dal quattrocento al settecento, Milan, 1998, pp. 262–63.
Gauvin Alexander Bailey, et al., Hope and Healing. Painting in Italy in a Time of Plague 1500–1800, exh. cat., Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts, 2005, pp. 27, 194–95, no. 9 (ill.).
Arthur R. Blumenthal, In the Light of Naples: The Art of Francesco de Mura, ext. cat. (Winter Park: The Cornell Fine Arts Museum; London: D Giles Limited, 2016), 24, 42n28, 78, 134-35 cat. 19, 142, 152.
Naples, Ente provinciale del Turismo, 1938, ill.
London, Heim Gallery, May 13–August 28, 1971, no. 14.
Detroit, Institute of Arts, The Golden Age of Naples: Art and Civilization under the Bourbons 1734–1805, August 11–November 1, 1981, no. 34; traveled to Chicago, Art Institute, January 16–March 8, 1982.
Worcester, Massachusetts, Art Museum, Hope and Healing: Painting in Italy in a Time of Plague 1500–1800, April 3–September 25, 2005, cat. 9 (ill.).
Winter Park, Florida, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, In the Light of Naples: The Art of Francesco de Mura, September 17–December 18, 2016, cat. 19; Madison, Chazen Museum of Art, January 20–April 2, 2017; Arlington, NY, Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, April 21–July 2, 2017 [Winter Park and Madison only]
Probably commissioned by Charles Emmanuel III, Turin [see Pinto 1987]. Peretti, Rome, by 1971 [according to Heim Commission Book at the Getty Research Institute]; Heim Gallery, London, 1971; sold to the Art Institute, 1971.
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