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Pisan 14th Century (sculptor)
Angel with Symphonia, c. 1360
overall: 53.8 x 21.5 x 17.8 cm (21 3/16 x 8 7/16 x 7 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
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From the Tour: Italian Altarpieces and Religious Sculpture of the 1300s
Object 7 of 8


Probably from the Campo Santo.[1] Stefano Bardini [1836-1922], Florence.[2] Prince Liechtenstein, Vienna, by 1896;[3] acquired 2 April 1953 by (Jacques Seligmann et Cie, Paris and New York);[4] sold 1954 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1960 to NGA.

[1] From letter written by W.R. Valentiner, Los Angeles, April 1953.

[2] See letter from Alison Luchs dated 26 June 1991, in NGA curatorial files.

[3] W. von Bode, Die Furstliche Liechtensteinsche Gallery, Vienna, 1896: 130.

[4] See letters addressed to Jacques Seligmann & Company from the Director of the Liechtenstein Collection, dated 2 April 1953, Seligmann papers, Archives of American Art, box 244 (copies in NGA curatorial files).

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