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Provenance

Giuseppe Toscanelli [1828-1891], Pontedera and Pisa;[1] (Toscanelli sale, Sambon, Florence, 23 April 1883, no. 137, as by Gentile da Fabriano); Sir William Neville Abdy, 2nd bt. [1844-1910], The Elms, Newdigate, Dorking; by inheritance to his daughter, Florence, Lady Abdy [d. 1922], Dorking and London; (her sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 5 May 1911, no. 139, as by Gentile da Fabriano); (Wallis & Son, London).[2] (Charles Sedelmeyer, Paris), by 1913;[3] sold August 1919 to (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York);[4] on approval to Carl W. Hamilton [1886-1967], New York, by 1920, and returned 1921;[5] purchased 15 December 1936 by The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh;[6] gift 1937 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1885
Exposition de tableaux, statues et objets d'art au profit de l'oeuvre des Orphelins d'Alsace-Lorraine, Salle des Etats du Louvre, Paris, 1885, no. 180, as by Gentile da Fabriano.
1932
Exhibition of Italian Renaissance Art, Wadsworth Atheneum and Morgan Memorial, Hartford, 1932, no. 15.
1933
Italian Paintings of the XIV to XVI Century, Detroit Institute of Arts, 1933, no. 59, as by Matteo di Giovanni, repro.
Bibliography
1941
Duveen Brothers. Duveen Pictures in Public Collections of America. New York, 1941: no. 95, repro., as by Matteo di Giovanni.
1941
Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 24, no. 10.
1942
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 239, repro. 72.
1949
Paintings and Sculpture from the Mellon Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1949 (reprinted 1953 and 1958): 17, repro.
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 300, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 14.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 7, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 26, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. Washington, 1979: 1:64-65; 2:pl. 38.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 82, no. 36, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 45, repro.
2003
Boskovits, Miklós, David Alan Brown, et al. Italian Paintings of the Fifteenth Century. The Systematic Catalogue of the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 2003: 107-111, color repro.