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image of Portrait of a Man Andrea del Castagno (painter)
Florentine, before 1419 - 1457
Portrait of a Man, c. 1450
tempera on panel
painted surface: 54.2 x 40.4 cm (21 5/16 x 15 7/8 in.) support: 55.5 x 41.2 cm (21 7/8 x 16 1/4 in.) framed: 86.4 x 74.9 x 8.9 cm (34 x 29 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)
Andrew W. Mellon Collection
1937.1.17
On View
From the Tour: Portrait Painting in Florence in the Later 1400s
Object 3 of 6

1900Bode, Wilhelm von. Gemälde-sammlung des Herrn Rudolf Kann in Paris. Vienna, 1900: xxvi-xxvii, pl. 76.
1930Valentiner, Wilhelm R., ed. Unknown Masterpieces in Public and Private Collections. London, 1930: n.p., pl. 11.
1937Jewell, Edward Alden. "Mellon's Gift." Magazine of Art 30, no. 2 (February 1937): 73, 79, repro.
1941Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 157-158, no. 17, as by Antonio Pollaiuolo.
1941Duveen Brothers. Duveen Pictures in Public Collections in America. New York, 1941: no. 55, repro.
1942Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 239, repro. 171, as by Antonio Pollaiuolo.
1944Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Masterpieces of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1944: 36, color repro., as by Antonio Pollaiuolo.
1949Paintings and Sculpture from the Mellon Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1949 (reprinted 1953 and 1958): 21, repro., as by Antonion Pollaiuolo.
1951Einstein, Lewis. Looking at Italian Pictures in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1951: 44-47, repro., as by Antonio Pollaiulo.
1956Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1956: 18, repro., as by Pollaiuolo.
1957Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): pl. 61
1963Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 299, repro.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 24.
1966Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 1:38, color repro.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 17, repro.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 58, repro.
1979Watson, Ross. The National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1979: 22, pl. 5.
1979Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:127-129, II:pl. 88
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 76, no. 24, color repro.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 77, repro.
1985Mündler, Otto. "The Travel Diaries of Otto Mündler." Ed. Carol Togneri Dowd. Walpole Society 51 (1985): 132, 310.
2003Boskovits, Miklós, David Alan Brown, et al. Italian Paintings of the Fifteenth Century. The Systematic Catalogue of the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 2003: 588-595, color repro., as Attributed to Piero del Pollaiuolo.
2004Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 18, no 11, color repro.
2009Schumacher, Andreas, et al. Botticelli: Likeness, Myth, Devotion. Exh. cat. Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, 2009: 27, fig. 13, as by Piero del Pollaiolo (?).
2011Johnson, Ken. “Getting Personal.” New York Times 161, no. 55,628 (December 23, 2011): C27, C30, color repro.
2012Butterfield, Andrew. "They Clamor for Our Attention." (Review of The Renaissance Portrait from Donatello to Bellini, Berlin and New York, 2011-2012.) The New York Review of Books 59, no. 4 (March 8, 2012): 10, color repro.

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