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image of Madonna and Child with Saint Elizabeth and Saint John the Baptist Jacopino del Conte (artist)
Florentine, 1510 - 1598
Madonna and Child with Saint Elizabeth and Saint John the Baptist, c. 1535
oil on panel
overall: 161.3 x 119 x 2.9 cm (63 1/2 x 46 7/8 x 1 1/8 in.) framed: 189.2 x 147 x 8.8 cm (74 1/2 x 57 7/8 x 3 7/16 in.)
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund
1985.11.1
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Provenance

Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi [1878-1955], Florence and Rome, by the late 1920s;[1] by inheritance to Count Alessandro Augusto Contini-Bonacossi and his siblings; (Stanley Moss and Co., New York and Riverdale-on-Hudson), by at least 1974;[2] sold 21 February 1985 to NGA.

[1] Provenance according to S.J. Freedberg, "Jacopino del Conte: An Early Masterpiece for the National Gallery of Art", Studies in the History of Art, 18 (1985): 65. See also the letter of 16 December 1984 from Stanley Moss to Sydney J. Freedberg (copy in NGA curatorial files). The painting was one of those released for export under the convention made between the Contini heirs and the Italian government on 21 May 1968.

[2] Stanley Moss sent a transparency of the painting to the Gallery in 1974 (see his letter of 23 April 1974 to Sheldon Grossman, in NGA curatorial files).

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