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Provenance

Baron Arthur de Schickler [1828-1919], Paris, and Martinvast, Normandy (near Cherbourg), by 1896;[1] by inheritance to his daughter, Marguerite, Comtesse Hubert de Pourtalès [1870-1956], Paris, and Martinvast, Normandy; sold April 1919 to (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York) in part-share agreement with (Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York) and (Arnold Seligmann & Co., Paris); full ownership acquired 1922 by (Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York);[2] Clarence H. Mackay [1874-1938], Roslyn, New York, by 1924; probably acquired from Mackay by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); sold 1939 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1943 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1924
Loan Exhibition of Early Italian Paintings in the Possession of Notable American Collectors, Duveen Brothers, New York, 1924, no. 18, as Virgin and Child by Andrea del Verrocchio (no. 11 in illustrated 1926 version of catalogue).
Bibliography
1926
Valentiner, W.R. The Clarence H. Mackay Collection. New York, 1926: 1, 3, no. 3, repro.
1941
Duveen Brothers. Duveen Pictures in Public Collections of America. New York, 1941: no. 71, repro., as by Andrea del Verrocchio.
1941
Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 210-211, no. 502, as by Verrocchio.
1942
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 250, repro. 205, as by Verrocchio.
1944
Frankfurter, Alfred M. The Kress Collection in the National Gallery. New York, 1944: 31, repro., as by Verrochio.
1945
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 53, repro., as by Verrocchio.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 136.
1966
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XIII-XV Century. London, 1966: 118, fig. 322.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 123, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 366, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:534-535, II:pl. 370
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 424, 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: 671-674, color repro.