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Provenance

Possibly Count Teodoro Lechi [d. 1866], Brescia, Italy.[1] Casa Grimani, Venice. (Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence and Rome); sold 1932 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[2] gift 1939 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1935
L'Art Italien de Cimabue à Tiepolo, Petit Palais, Paris, 1935, no. 322
1939
Masterpieces of Art. European Paintings and Sculpture from 1300-1800, New York World's Fair, 1939, no. 258.
1996
Obras Maestras de la National Gallery of Art de Washington, Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico City, 1996-1997, unnumbered catalogue, 60-61, color repro.
2000
Giovanni Battista Moroni: Renaissance Portraitist, Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, 2000, no. 4, repro., as Portrait of a Man before the Virgin and Child.

Bibliography

1935
Tietze, Hans. Meisterwerke europäischer Malerei in Amerika. Vienna, 1935: 96, repro. (English ed., Masterpieces of European Painting in America. New York, 1939: 96, repro.).
1941
_Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 137, no. 225.
1942
_Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 244, repro. 156.
1944
Frankfurter, Alfred M. The Kress Collection in the National Gallery. New York, 1944: 54, repro.
1945
_Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 132, repro.
1959
_Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 199, repro.
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 156, repro.
1965
_Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 95.
1968
_European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 83, repro.
1973
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XVI-XVIII Century. London, 1973: 32, fig. 63.
1975
_European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 250, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. Washington, 1979: I:337-338, II:pl. 246.
1979
Watson, Ross. The National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1979: 44, pl. 27.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 220, no. 273, color repro.
1985
_European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 288, repro.
2012
Schwartz, Sanford. “The Moment of Moroni.” New York Review of Books 59, no. 13 (August 16, 2012): 16.

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