Overview

No overview available.

Inscription

on the gilded brooch of the saint's mantle: S.K.A.T.E.R.I.N.A

Marks and Labels

null

Provenance

Monastery of San Cerbone, near Lucca, by 1706 until no later than 1845;[1] possibly Carlo Lasinio [1759–1838] or his son, Giovanni Paolo Lasinio [c. 1796-1855], Pisa; probably Monsignor Gabriele Laureani [d. 1849], Rome;[2] Giulio Sterbini [d. 1911], Rome, by 1905; (Pasini, Rome).[3] (Godfroy [sometimes spelled Godefroy] Brauer, Paris and Nice), by 1921;[4] his estate; (sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 5 July 1929, no. 29); half shares purchased by (Kunsthandel A.G., Lucerne) and (antique dealer, Amsterdam); sold 18 October 1932 to (Julius Böhler, Munich);[5] sold 4 September 1937 to (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris);[6] sold 1940 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1943 to NGA.

Exhibition History
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1706
Brandeglio, Antonio di. Vita di S. Cerbone vescovo di Popolonia e confessore. Lucca, 1706: 221-222, 300.
1845
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1905
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1905
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1906
Venturi, Adolfo. La Galleria Sterbini in Roma: saggio illustrativo. Rome, 1906: 33-34, repro. 35.
1907
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1907
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1907
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1908
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1923
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1929
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1930
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1931
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1931
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1931
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1932
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1932
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1932
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1941
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1941
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1941
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1942
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 250, repro. 135, as by Pietro Lorenzetti.
1942
Shoolman, Regina, and Charles E. Slatkin. Enjoyment of Art in America: A Survey of the Permanent Collections of Paintings, Sculpture, Ceramics & Decorative Arts in American and Canadian Museums: Being an Introduction to the Masterpieces of Art from Prehistoric to Modern Times. Philadelphia and New York, 1942: 284, pl. 253.
1945
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1945
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1951
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1951
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1951
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1953
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1959
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1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 77.
1966
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XIII-XV Century. London, 1966: 53-54, fig. 145.
1968
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1968
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1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 68, repro.
1972
Fredericksen, Burton B., and Federico Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections. Cambridge, Mass., 1972: 133, 381, 646, 664.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 200, repro.
1977
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1978
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1979
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1979
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1981
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1982
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1983
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1983
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1983
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1985
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1986
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1986
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1989
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1990
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1990
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1991
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1991
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1992
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1993
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1993
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1994
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1996
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1998
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2003
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2004
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2005
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2007
De Floriani, Anna. "Pittura del Trecento fra Genova e Avignone: osservazioni in merito ad alcuni studi recenti e un’ipotesi ligure per il trittico di Angers." Studi di storia dell’arte 18 (2007): 41 n.15.
2007
Steinhoff, Judith. Sienese Painting after the Black Death: Artistic Pluralism, Politics, and the New Art Market. Cambridge, 2007: 49, 183-185, 189, figs. 77-79
2009
Bellosi, Luciano, ed. La collezione Salini: dipinti, sculture e oreficerie dei secoli XII, XIII, XIV e XV. 2 vols. Florence, 2009: 1:113.
2009
Boskovits, Miklós, ed. The Alana Collection, Newark, Delaware, USA. Vol. 1 (of 2), Italian Paintings from the 13th to 15th Century. Florence, 2009: 1:43, 46, 47 n. 13.
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