Signed at lower center, in pen and gray-brown ink, "Paulus de Mattheis fecit / et pinxit in tholo Jesu Novo / Neapoli"; numbered on verso, in an old hand, in pen and a different brown ink, "g. 80".
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 275.
Study for the cupola fresco (now destroyed), Gesù Nuovo, Naples.
Brewer, Joseph, former owner.