THE HOLY FAMILY WITH THE INFANT SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST
Signature and date to the left on the depiction of a marble chair: IMOLESIS PIX. AD 1546.
Certain motifs in the picture can be traced back to Michelangelo – in particular to his drawings.
Provenance: acquired by P.P.Vyazemskii in the mid-19th century; held in the Ostafievo estate near Moscow (collection of the Vyazemskii-Sheremetievs); acquired by the Pushkin Museum from the Ostafievo museum-estate in 1930.