1776, possibly Buonvisi collection, Lucca [see note 1]. By 1946, Mrs. Charles T. Tatman, Worcester, MA; 1947, sold by Mrs. Tatman to the MFA for $700 [see note 2]. (Accession Date: February 13, 1947) NOTES:  Patrizia Giusti Maccari, "Pietro Paolini: pittore lucchese, 1603-1681" (Lucca, 1987), p. 125, cat. no. 40, suggests that this is one of several paintings by Paolini included in the 1776 inventory of the Casa Buonvisi.  Accessioned as a work of the North Italian school.
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