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Provenance

(Stefano Bardini [1836-1922], Florence), by 1890.[1] (Leo Nardus [1868-1955], Suresnes, France, and New York), by 1910.[2] Marczell von Nemes [1866-1930], Munich and Budapest.[3] Private collection, Rome, by 1930.[4] (Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossa, Rome); sold November 1932 to the Samuel H. Kress Collection, New York;[5] gift 1939 to NGA.

Exhibition History
2007
Cosmè Tura e Francesco del Cossa. L'arte a Ferrara nell'età di Borso d'Este [Cosmè Tura and Francesco del Cossa. Art in Ferrara at the time of Borso d'Este], Exhibit Halls, Palazzo dei Diamanti, Ferrara, 2007-2008, no. 94, repro.
Bibliography
1905
Reinach, Salomon. Répertoire de peintures du moyen âge et de la Renaissance (1280-1580). 6 vols. Paris, 1905-1923: 3(1910):462.
1930
Venturi, Adolfo. "Eine Madonna von Francesco del Cossa." Pantheon V (1930):32+, repro.
1934
Longhi, Roberto.Officina Ferrarese. Rome, 1934:46; rev. ed. Florence, 1956:30
1936
Berenson, Bernard. Pitture Italiane del Rinascimento. Milan, 1936:134
1941
Ortolani, Sergio. Cosmé Tura, Francesco del Cossa, Ercole de'Roberti. Milan, 1941:85, as by Francesco del Cossa.
1941
Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 45, no. 226, as by Francesco del Cossa.
1942
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 244, repro. 88, as by Francesco del Cossa.
1945
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 76, repro., as by Francesco del Cossa.
1950
Nicolson, Benedict. The Painters of Ferrara. London, 1950:12, as by Francesco del Cossa.
1958
Neppi, Alberto. Francesco Del Cossa. Milan, 1958:11, repro.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 114, repro., as by Francesco del Cossa.
1959
Ruhmer, Eberhard. Francesco Del Cossa. Munich, 1959:67, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 32.
1966
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XIII-XV Century. London, 1966: 85, fig. 235.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 25, repro.
1974
Molajoli, Rosemarie. L'Opera completa di Cosmè Tura e i grandi pittori ferraresi del suo tempo: Francesco Cossa e Ercole de'Roberti. Milan, 1974:no. 71, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 82, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. Washington, 1979: I:143-144, II:pl. 101.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 101, 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: 261-265, color repro.