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image of Monsignor della Casa Pontormo (artist)
Florentine, 1494 - 1556/1557
Monsignor della Casa, probably 1541/1544
oil on panel
overall: 102 x 78.9 cm (40 3/16 x 31 1/16 in.) framed: 134 x 112.4 x 10.2 cm (52 3/4 x 44 1/4 x 4 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1961.9.83
On View
From the Tour: Mannerism
Object 5 of 8

Provenance

Marchese Bargagli [family of the sitter], Florence. (Trotti et Cie., Paris, by 1909, as by Sebastiano del Piombo);[1] on joint account 1912-1922 with (M. Knoedler & Co., London, New York, and Paris); (Trotti et Cie., Paris) from 1922. (Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence and Rome). (D'Atri, Paris and Rome). (Pinakos, Inc., New York) on joint account with (M. Knoedler & Co., London, New York and Paris); by whom sold 6 February 1952 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation as Sebastiano del Piombo, New York; [2] gift 1961 to NGA.

[1]Exhibited at Galerie Trotti in 1909.

[2] M. Knoedler and Co. Records, Series II, Box 76 (Sales Book No. 16, Paintings, 1945-1953), Getty Research Institute (copy NGA curatorial files).

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