National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of The Christ Child (?) Desiderio da Settignano (artist)
Florentine, c. 1429 - 1464
The Christ Child (?), c. 1460
overall: 30.5 x 26.5 x 16.3 cm (12 x 10 7/16 x 6 7/16 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
On View
From the Tour: Florentine Sculpture of the 15th Century
Object 2 of 8

1944Duveen Brothers, Inc. Duveen Sculpture in Public Collections of America: A Catalog Raisonné with illustrations of Italian Renaissance Sculptures by the Great Masters which have passed through the House of Duveen. New York, 1944: figs. 55-59.
1944Frankfurter, Alfred M. The Kress Collection in the National Gallery. New York, 1944: 10, repro.
1945Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 178, repro., as The Holy Child.
1949Seymour, Charles. Masterpieces of Sculpture from the National Gallery of Art. Washington and New York, 1949: 175, note 19, 74-76.
1957Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): pl. 93
1959Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 401, repro.
1961Seymour 1961 (Kress), 38, repro.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 152.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 135, repro.
1976Middeldorf, Ulrich. Sculptures from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools XIV-XIX Century. London, 1976: 19.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 626, no. 972, repro.
1994Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 72, repro.
1995Coonin, Arnold Victor. "Portrait Busts of Children in Quattrocento Florence." Metropolitan Museum Journal 30 (1995):61-71, repro.
2000National Gallery of Art Special Issue. Connaissance des Arts. Paris, 2000:59.
2011Bormand, Marc. "De la naissance à la mort. Diversité d'espression dans l'oeuvre de Desiderio da Settignano." In Connors, Joseph, Alessandro Nova, Beatrice Paolozzi Strozzi and Gerhard Wolf, eds. Papers from a colloquium held at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence, Max-Planck-Institut, and at Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Florence, May 9-12, 2007 on occasion of the exhibition in Florence dedicated to Desiderio da Settignano. Venice, 2011:31, repro. p. 32.

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