Cardinal Ippolito II d'Este, 1509 - 1572 (Villa d'Este, Tivoli, Italy), the statue was displayed at the entrance to the garden at Villa d'Este. By inheritance to his nephew, Cardinal Luigi d'Este, 1572.
1572 - 1586
Cardinal Luigi d'Este, 1538 - 1586 (Villa d'Este, Tivoli, Italy), Villa d'Este and its contents seized by Cardinal Alessandro Farnese, 1586.
1586 - 1589
Cardinal Alessandro Farnese, Dean of the Sacred College, 1520 - 1589 (Villa d'Este, Tivoli, Italy), by inheritance to successive deans of the Sacred College, 1589. Seized by Cardinal Alessandro d'Este, by 1605.
by 1605 - 1624
Cardinal Alessandro d'Este, 1568 - 1624 (Villa d'Este, Tivoli, Italy), by 1611 the statue had been relocated to the center niche of the Fontana dei Draghi in the gardens of the Villa d'Este where it remained until it was purchased by Henry Tresham (1778).
Francesco I d'Este, Duke of Modena and Reggio, 1610 - 1658 (Villa d'Este, Tivoli, Italy)
Cardinal Rinaldo d'Este, 1618 - 1672 (Villa d'Este, Tivoli, Italy)
Rinaldo d'Este, Duke of Modena and Reggio, 1655 - 1737
by 1675 - still in 1685
Francesco II d'Este, Duke of Modena, 1660 - 1694 (Villa d'Este, Tivoli, Italy)
Henry Tresham, Irish, about 1751 - 1814, sold to Gavin Hamilton, 1778.
1778 - 1781
Gavin Hamilton, British, 1723 - 1798 (Rome, Italy), sold to James Hugh Smith Barry, 1781.
James Hugh Smith Barry, British, 1746? - 1801 (Marbury Hall, Cheshire, England), remained in the Smith Barry collection at Marbury Hall until the family sold the property in 1932. The statue was offered for sale in London in 1933 ("Remaining Contents of the Residence," Arber, Rutter, Waghorn and Brown, London, March 15-16, 1933, lot 751) but bought in and continued to be displayed at Marbury Hall.
Miss E. Parsons (Marbury Hall, Cheshire, England)
Michel Dumez-Onof (London, England), sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum in partial exchange, 1973.