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image of Madonna and Child Florentine 15th Century (sculptor)
Madonna and Child, c. 1425
painted and gilded terracotta with wood backing
overall: 102.5 x 62.2 x 28.3 cm (40 3/8 x 24 1/2 x 11 1/8 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1943.4.93
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From the Tour: 15th-Century Sculpture in Tuscany
Object 3 of 6

Provenance

Possibly S. Spirito, Florence.[1] Dr. Eduard Simon [1864-1929], Berlin; (his sale, Galerie Paul Cassirer, Berlin, 10-11 October 1929, no. 32). (A.S. Drey, New York), by 1930.[2] Clarence H. Mackay [1874-1938], Roslyn, New York; acquired from his estate by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York), by May 1940;[3] sold 1941 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1943 to NGA.

[1] According to the catalogue of the Simon sale.

[2] "Rare Paintings and Sculptures in Drey Collection," ArtN (29 March 1930): 3-5, repro.

[3] "Il Magnifico," Art Digest (15 May 1940): 8; "New York: Ghiberti and Verrocchio Acquired," ArtN (11 May 1940): 13.

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