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Provenance

Cathedral of Siena, in the early 1800s.[1] Private collection, Tuscany; Alexander Barker [d. 1873], London and Florence;[2] Paul Pavlovich Demidoff [1839-1885], prince of San Donato, near Florence; (his sale, Florence, 15 March-10 April 1880, no. 368, as La Vierge aux Roses by Parri Spinelli). L. Ganetiez, Paris; (sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 13 July 1889, no. 65, as The Madonna with the Infant Savior, with roses in the background by Parri Spinelli); (Ellis).[3] (Leo Nardus [1868-1955], Suresnes, France, and New York); sold 1898 to Peter A.B. Widener, Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania;[4] inheritance from Estate of Peter A.B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park; gift 1942 to NGA.

Exhibition History
2002
The Flowering of Florence, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2002, no. 2, repro.
Bibliography
1916
Berenson, Bernard, and William Roberts. Pictures in the Collection of P.A.B. Widener at Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania: Early Italian and Spanish Schools. Philadelphia, 1916: unpaginated, repro., as by Pier Francesco Fiorentino.
1923
Paintings in the Collection of Joseph Widener at Lynnewood Hall. Intro. by Wilhelm R. Valentiner. Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, 1923: unpaginated, repro., as by Pier Francesco Fiorentino.
1931
Paintings in the Collection of Joseph Widener at Lynnewood Hall. Intro. by Wilhelm R. Valentiner. Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, 1931: 152, repro., as by Pier Francesco Fiorentino.
1942
Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 6, as by Pier Francesco Fiorentino.
1948
Paintings and Sculpture from the Widener Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1948 (reprinted 1959): 6, repro., as by Pier Francesco Fiorentino.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 102.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 90, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 268, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:266-267, II:pl. 182, as Lippi-Pesellino Imitator.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 311, repro.
2003
Boskovits, 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: 416-421, color repro.
2013
Langhanke, Birgit. Die Madonnenreliefs im Werk von Antonio Rossellino. Ph.D. diss. Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, 2013: 488 fig. 146.