By 1827, possibly Joseph Strutt, Derby, England (?) [see note 1]; probably by mid-19th century, in the collection of the Strutt family [see note 2]; until 1960, by descent within the Strutt family to the Lord Belper collection; 1960, sold by Belper to Agnew's, London (stock no. 32592); July 19, 1971, sold by Agnew's to William A. Coolidge (b. 1901 - d. 1992), Topsfield and Cambridge, MA; 1993, bequest of William A. Coolidge to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 27, 1993) NOTES:  A "Madonna and Child" by Andrea del Sarto appears in the 1827 inventory of Joseph Strutt, Derby (no. 55), though this has not been positively identified with the MFA painting.  According to information provided by Agnew's, London, to William A. Coolidge.
Bequest of William A. Coolidge