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Provenance

Possibly Charles I, King of England [d. 1649]. Possibly James II, King of England [deposed 1688]. Possibly Allart van Everdingen [d. 1675], Haarlem and Amsterdam; possibly (Everdingen sale. Amsterdam, 19 April 1709, no. 2). Anonymous collection, France. (dealer, Brighton, England); sold 1887 to Henry Willett; by exchange 1894 to Robert Henry [1850-1929] and Evelyn Holford [1856-1943] Benson, London and Buckhurst Park, Sussex; sold 1927 with the Benson collection to (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); sold 1949 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[1] gift 1952 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1912
Early Venetian Pictures and Other Works of Art, Burlington Fine Arts Club, London, 1912, no. 17 (no. 57, pl. XLIII in illustrated catalogue).
1927
Loan Exhibition of the Benson Collection of Old Italian Masters, City of Manchester Art Gallery, 1927, no. 33.
1938
Masterpieces of Art, New York World's Fair, 1939, no. 144, repro.
1979
Berenson and the Connoisseurship of Italian Painting, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1979, no. 16, repro.
1993
Le Siècle de Titien: L'âge d'or de la peinture à Venise, Galeries du Grand Palais, Paris, 1993, no. 15, 295-297, repro. 29, as La Sainte Famille.
2004
Giorgione: Myth and Enigma, Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, 2004, no. 2, repro.

Bibliography

1914
Benson, Robert Henry. Catalogue of Italian Pictures at 16 South Street, Park Lane, London and Buckhurst in Sussex. London, privately printed, 1914: no. 83.
1951
Einstein, Lewis. Looking at Italian Pictures in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1951: 82-85, repro., as by Venetian school, c. 1500 (possibly Giorgone).
1951
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection Acquired by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation 1945-1951. Introduction by John Walker, text by William E. Suida. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1951: 98, no. 39, repro., as by Venetian School (Possibly Giorgione).
1956
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1956: 26, repro.
1957
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): pl. 32.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 155, repro.
1961
Seymour 1961 (Kress), 94, color repro. 87
1962
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Treasures from the National Gallery of Art, New York, 1962: 24, color repro.
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 307, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 58
1966
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 1:158, color repro.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 50, repro.
1968
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XV-XVI Century. London, 1968: 150-151, fig. 366.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 152, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:211-213, II:pl. 145
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 199, no. 236, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 176, repro.
1988
Sebag-Montefiore, Charles. "Three Lost Collections of London." National Art Collections Fund Magazine 38 (Christmas 1988): 54.
1993
Freedberg, S. J. "The Attribution of the Allendale Nativity." Studies in the History of Art 45 (1993): 69, repro. no. 33.
1997
Anderson, Jaynie. Giorgione: The Painter of "Poetic Beauty". New York, 1997: 294, repro.
2004
Danziger, Elon. "The Cook Collection: Its Founder and Its Inheritors." The Burlington Magazine 146, no. 1216 (July 2004): 453.
2004
Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 82, no. 58, color repro.

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