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Inscription

upper right on balcony parapet: EVSEBIV[S]

Provenance

(Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi, Rome), by July 1926;[1] purchased April 1927 by Samuel H. Kress [1863-1955], New York;[2] gift 1939 to NGA.

Bibliography
1941
Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 212, no. 118, as Saint Catherine Casting Down a Pagan Idol.
1942
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 241, repro. 206, as St. Catherine Casting Down a Pagan Idol.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 127, repro., as Saint Catherine Casting Down a Pagan Idol.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 136, as Saint Catherine Casting Down a Pagan Idol.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 124, repro., as Saint Catherine Casting Down a Pagan Idol.
1968
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XV-XVI Century. London, 1968: 31, fig. 70.
1971
Zeri, Frederico. "Un 'San Gerolamo' firmato di Giovanni d'Alemagna." In Studi di storia dell'arte in onore di Antonio Morassi. Venice, 1971: 47-48.
1975
Bisogni, Fabio. "The Martyrdoms of St. Apollonia in Four Quattrocento Panels." Studies in the History of Art vol. 7 (1975):41-47, color repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 368, repro., as Saint Catherine Casting Down a Pagan Idol.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. Washington, 1979: I:537-538, II:pl. 374, as Attributed to Antonio Vivarini, Saint Apollonia Destroys an Idol.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 426, 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: 316-323, color repro.
2003
Gregori, Mina, ed. In the Light of Apollo: Italian Renaissance and Greece. 2 vols. Exh. cat. National Gallery and Alexandros Souzos Museum, Athens, 2003-2004: 1:133, fig. 2, as by Antonio Vivarini.