|Provenance:Juan Enríquez Herrera's Chapell, at San Giacomo degli Spagnuoli, Rome. The group was taken apart and distributed between the Academy and the Museo del Prado in Madrid.
Income date: Came to the Academy's Museum: August 9th 1851, gift of Queen Isabel II to the Academy although it was not physically brought in until March 1852 due to problems in the customs house.
Bibliography: FÉLIBIEN, 3ª part, p. 273; ARAUJO 1875, p. 156-157; GUIA 1915, p. 18; GUIA 1930, p. 69; CAT. MAC 1936, p. 163, núm. 18; TORMO 1942, vol. I, p. 63-64; GUIA 1954, p. 50; MARÈS 1964, p. 187; MALAFARINA 1976, p. 125-126 (reprod.); CAT. EXPO. PREFIGURACIÓ 1992 (Cuyàs), p. 366 (reprod.) i 367; CAT. EXPO. RENAIXEMENT I BARROC, p. 87; GARCIA SASTRE 1997, p. 435.
CATÀLEGS 1866, 1867 i núm. 30; CATÀLEG 1999, p. 33-34 i 119 (reprod.).
Photography: 104926 (Arxiu Fotogràfic de Museus).
Note: Carracci designed the group and executed it with the help of his pupils Francesco Albani, Il Domenichino, Sisto Badalocchio and Giovanni Lanfranco. See María Margarita Cuyàs (pp. 361-364) for a summary of the execution of the whole group. Deposited in the Museum of Art in Barcelona since 1906, which has the inventory number 24285 MNAC.|