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Adolfo Venturi, Storia dell’arte italiana, vol. 9, pt. 7 (Milan, 1934), p. 854 n.
Frederick A. Sweet, “Venus and Cupid by Luca Cambiaso,” Art Institute Bulletin 37 (1943), pp. 2–3, cover ill.
Bertina Suida Manning, “Una Obra Maestra de Luca Cambiaso en la Coleccion del Duque de Alba en Madrid,” Archivo Español de Arte 25 (1952), p. 161.
Frederick A. Sweet, “La pittura italiana all’ Art Institute di Chicago,” Le vie del mondo: Rivista mensile del Touring Club Italiano 15 (1953), pp. 698–700, ill.
Attilio Podestà, “Luca Cambiaso e la sua fortuna,” Emporium 124 (1956), pp. 245, ill., 248.
Bertina Suida Manning and William Suida, Luca Cambiaso: la vita e le opere (Milan, 1958), pp. 25, 159–60, fig. 338.
Lili Fröhlich-Bum, “Luca Cambiaso,” Apollo 70 (1959), p. 94, fig. I.
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John Maxon, The Art Institute of Chicago (New York, 1970), pp. 255, ill., 278.
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Daniel Arasse and Andreas Tönnesmann, La Renaissance maniériste (Paris, 1997), p. 324, ill.
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Sibylle Weber am Bach, Hans Baldung Grien (1484/85–1545): Marienbilder in der Reformation (Regensburg, 2006), p. 130 n. 629.
London, British Institution, Pictures by Italian, Spanish, Flemish, Dutch and English Masters…, 1831, no. 2, as “Cupid stung by a Bee in his finger, complains to Venus.”
London, British Institution, Pictures by Italian, Spanish, Flemish, Dutch and English Masters…, 1836, no. 97.
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The Art Institute of Chicago, Bill Viola: A 25-Year Survey, October 16, 1999 – January 9, 2000, included in the gallery that held Viola’s The Greeting for the Chicago venue.
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William Patoun (d. 1782), Richmond, Surrey; sold by Patoun to Sir Abraham Hume, Bt. (d. 1838), Wormley Bury, Hertfordshire, by 1782 [see Hume 1824]; by descent to his grandson John Hume Egerton, Viscount Alford (d. 1851), Ashridge Park, Berkhamsted, 1838–51 [according to List of Paintings and Pictures settled by Sir Abraham Hume, Bart. as Heirlooms contained in a Deed of Settlement dated the 27th February, 1834, no. 36, typescript copy, London, National Gallery Library.]; by descent to Adelbert Salusbury Cockayne Cust, fifth Baron Brownlow, 1867–1927; sold Christie’s London, May 4, 1923, no. 109, to Collings for 12 gns [according to an annotated copy of the sale catalogue at Christie’s, London]. Private Collection, Italy [according to Sweet 1943]. William E. Suida, Baden, near Vienna, and New York, by 1927 to 1941 [see Genoa 1956 exhibition, and Suida Manning and Suida 1958]. Sold by A.F. Mondschein, New York, to the Art Institute, 1942.