|Inscribed: “... .../...” illegible (to black painting, on back); On back of canvas, on label of the Academy, in ink: “Num. ant. 161/ Num. Mod. 222/ Sacra Familia/ Por (...)attoni’.
Provenance: Museum of the former Board of Commerce
Restaurations: restored by Asturiol workshop in 1978
Note: It has been attributed to Pompeo Batoni ever since the Inventari de 1821. However, Jesús Urrea suggests this work is not by Batoni and he considers it a notable Roman work of the period. Pérez Sànchez believes it could be a copy of a well-known composition dating from the late 18th century.|