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Provenance

Casa Perego, Milan, by 1871, as Portrait of Maximilian Sforza by Andrea Solario. Comm. Cristoforo Benigno Crespi, Milan, by 1900. Probably owned jointly by (Wildenstein & Co., London, New York and Paris) and (René Gimpel, Paris), from c. 1911; sold 1919 to Henry Goldman [1857-1937], New York, until at least 1930. (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); sold 1937 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1939 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1920
Fiftieth Anniversary Exhibition, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1920, unnumbered catalogue.
1930
Exhibition of Italian Art 1200-1900, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1930, no. 387 (no. 342 of commemorative catalogue published 1930; not in souvenir catalogue).
1939
Masterpieces of Art. European Paintings and Sculpture from 1300-1800, New York World's Fair, 1939, no. 7, repro.
2002
"The Portraits of Bartolomeo Veneto", Timken Museum of Art, San Diego, 2002, no. 4.
2006
Bellini, Giorgione, Titian, and the Renaissance of Venetian Painting, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, 2006-2007, no. 48, repro.
Bibliography
1941
Duveen Brothers. Duveen Pictures in Public Collections of America. New York, 1941: nos. 144-145, repros., as Portrait of Massimiliano Sforza [Presumed].
1941
Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 16, no. 368.
1942
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 247, repro. 64.
1944
Frankfurter, Alfred M. The Kress Collection in the National Gallery. New York, 1944: 48, repro.
1945
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 113, repro.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 153, repro.
1962
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Treasures from the National Gallery of Art, New York, 1962: 26, color repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 10.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 3, repro.
1968
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XV-XVI Century. London, 1968: 164-165, fig. 396.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 18, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:27-29, II: repro. pl. 17
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 219, no. 269, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 36, repro.
1996
Hackenbroch, Yvonne. Enseignes. Florence, 1996:104, repro. 118
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