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image of Saint Anthony Distributing His Wealth to the Poor Master of the Osservanza (Sano di Pietro?)
Master of the Osservanza (painter)
Sienese, active late 1420s - early 1440s
Sano di Pietro (painter)
Sienese, 1405 - 1481
Saint Anthony Distributing His Wealth to the Poor, c. 1430/1435
tempera on panel
painted surface: 46.4 x 33.6 cm (18 1/4 x 13 1/4 in.) overall size: 47.3 x 34.8 cm (18 5/8 x 13 11/16 in.) framed: 61.6 x 125.4 x 7.6 cm (24 1/4 x 49 3/8 x 3 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1952.5.20
On View
From the Tour: Painting in Siena in the 14th and Early 15th Centuries
Object 9 of 10

1907Perkins, Frederick Mason. "Quattro tavole inedite del Sassetta," Rassegna d'Arte Senese 7 (1907): 45-46.
1931Waterhouse, Ellis K. "Sassetta and the Legend of St. Anthony Abbot." The Burlington Magazine 59 (September 1931): 108-113.
1933Venturi, Lionello. Italian Paintings in America. 3 vols. Milan, 1933:I:138, repro.
1939Pope-Hennessy, John. Sassetta. London, 1939: 69-77, 82-86, 91-93, n. 35-50, repro. pl. xiii.
1945Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 38, repro., as by Sassetta.
1946Frankfurter, Alfred M. Supplement to the Kress Collection in the National Gallery. New York, 1946: 26, repro., as by Sassetta
1951Einstein, Lewis. Looking at Italian Pictures in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1951: 29-30, repro. 27, as by Sassetta.
1952Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Great Paintings from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1952: 24, color repro., as by Sassetta.
1959Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 39, repro., as by Sassetta.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 120, as by Sassetta and Assistant.
1966Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XIII-XV Century. London, 1966: 141, fig. 378.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 107, repro., as by Sassetta and Assistant.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 318, repro., as by Sassetta and Assistant.
1979Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:319-323, II:pl. 231, as Master of the Osservanza Triptych.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 80, no. 27, color repro.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 368, repro.
1997Hindman, Sandra, et. al. The Robert Lehman Collection IV Illuminations. New York and Princeton, 1997:139, repro.
2003Boskovits, Miklós, and David Alan Brown, et al. Italian Paintings of the Fifteenth Century. The Systematic Catalogue of the National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 2003: 481-495, color repro., as by Master of the Osservanza (Sano di Pietro).

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