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image of Madonna of Humility Jacopo della Quercia (artist)
Sienese, 1371/1374 - 1438
Madonna of Humility, c. 1400
marble with traces of gilding
overall: 58.4 x 48.8 x 28.3 cm (23 x 19 3/16 x 11 1/8 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
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From the Tour: 15th-Century Sculpture in Tuscany
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Prince Ercolani, Bologna. Art market, Vienna. (Jacques Seligmann, Paris and New York, stock nos. 1190/7782); sold February1920 to Henry Goldman [1857-1937], New York;[1] Goldman family, until at least 1938.[2] (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); sold 1944 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1960 to NGA.

[1] Seligmann Papers, Archives of American Art, boxes 186 and 279 (copies, NGA curatorial files). See also Germain Seligman, Merchants of Art: 1880-1960, Eighty Years of Professional Collecting, New York, 1961, pl. 27.

[2] Lent from Goldman family to exhibition in Detroit in 1938.

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