National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of The Coronation of the Virgin Agnolo Gaddi (artist)
Florentine, active 1369 - 1396
The Coronation of the Virgin, probably c. 1370
tempera on panel
painted surface: 161 × 79 cm (63 3/8 × 31 1/8 in.) overall: 163.2 × 79.2 × 0.7 cm (64 1/4 × 31 3/16 × 1/4 in.) framed: 172.1 x 87.3 x 7.9 cm (67 3/4 x 34 3/8 x 3 1/8 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1939.1.203
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From the Tour: Italian Altarpieces and Religious Sculpture of the 1300s
Object 2 of 8

Provenance

The Hon. William Keith Rous [1907-1983], Worstead House, Norfolk; (his sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 29 June 1934, no. 58, as by Andrea Orcagna); purchased by (Giuseppe Bellesi, London)[1] for (Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi, Florence); sold October 1935 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[2] gift 1939 to NGA.

[2] The bill of sale for several paintings, including the Gaddi, is dated 10 October 1935 (copy in NGA curatorial files). The name of the British owner is incorrectly given as the Hon. Keith Bons.

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