National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of The Holy Family Giorgione (painter)
Venetian, 1477/1478 - 1510
The Holy Family, probably c. 1500
oil on panel transferred to hardboard
overall: 37.3 x 45.6 cm (14 11/16 x 17 15/16 in.) framed: 55.9 x 64.8 x 7.6 cm (22 x 25 1/2 x 3 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
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From the Tour: Giorgione and the High Renaissance in Venice
Object 2 of 7


Possibly Charles I, King of England [d. 1649]. Possibly James II, King of England [deposed 1688]. Possibly Allart van Everdingen [d. 1675], Haarlem and Amsterdam; possibly (Everdingen sale. Amsterdam, 19 April 1709, no. 2). Anonymous collection, France. (dealer, Brighton, England); sold 1887 to Henry Willett; by exchange 1894 to Robert Henry [1850-1929] and Evelyn Holford [1856-1943] Benson, London and Buckhurst Park, Sussex; sold 1927 with the Benson collection to (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); sold 1949 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[1] gift 1952 to NGA.

[1] Fern Rusk Shapley, Catalogue of the Italian Paintings, 2 vols., Washington, D.C., 1979: 1:211-213.

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