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Provenance

Possibly the Medici family, Florence, by 1492.[1] (Stefano Bardini [1836-1922], Florence). (Professor Luigi Grassi [1858-1940], Florence); purchased January 1923 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York).[2] Henry Goldman [1857-1937], New York, by 1924.[3] (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); sold March 1937 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[4] gift 1939 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1924
Loan Exhibition of Important Early Italian Paintings in the Possession of Notable American Collectors, Duveen Brothers, New York, 1924, no. 23, as The Deposition by Fra Angelico (no. 4 in illustrated 1926 version of catalogue).
Bibliography
1941
Duveen Brothers. Duveen Pictures in Public Collections of America. New York, 1941: no. 40, repro.
1941
Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 6, no. 371.
1942
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 247, repro. 56, as by Fra Angelico.
1944
Frankfurter, Alfred M. The Kress Collection in the National Gallery. New York, 1944: 29, repro.
1945
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 31, repro.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 51, repro., as by Fra Angelico.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 8.
1966
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XIII-XV Century. London, 1966: 97-98, fig. 257.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 2, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 14, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:425-427, II:pl. 305, as Attributed to Jacopo del Sellaio.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 86, no. 42, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 20, 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: 31-35, color repro.
2014
Flanigan, Theresa. "Art, Memory and the Cultivation of Virtue: The Ethical Function of Images in Antonius's Opera a ben vivere." Gesta 53, no. 2 (Fall 2014): 191-192, fig. 6.