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Provenance

High altar of the church of San Marco, Florence, from about 1440 until about 1677.[1] Possibly in the passageway to the sacristy of the same church, by 1758,[2] or in the Spezieria of the Convent of San Marco (recorded here in the early 19th century).[3] possibly in the Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence, after 1810-1812, and from here (if not directly from the Spezieria) in private hands.[4] James-Alexander, comte de Pourtalès-Gorgier [1776-1855], Paris, by 1841; (his sale, Hôtel Pourtalès-Gorgier, Paris, 27 March-4 April 1865, no. 86, as by Masaccio); probably Edmond [1822-1896] and Jules Huot [1830-1870] de Goncourt, Paris.[5] (Julius Böhler, Munich).[6] Albert Keller [1879-1939], New York, by 1924; (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); sold 1944 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[7] gift 1952 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1930
Exhibition of Italian Art 1200-1900, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1930 (listed in news article as among paintings sent to the exhibition, but not in catalogue).
1941
Educational Loan Exhibition, Phillips Memorial Gallery, Washington, D.C., 1941, no. 10.
1946
Recent Additions to the Kress Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1946, no. 790.
2005
Fra Angelico, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2005-2006, no. 34G, repro.

Bibliography

1945
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 32, repro.
1946
Frankfurter, Alfred M. Supplement to the Kress Collection in the National Gallery. New York, 1946: 22, color repro.
1952
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Great Paintings from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1952: 16, color repro.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 52, repro.
1961
Seymour 1961 (Kress), 28, repro., color repro. pl. 24
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 298, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 8
1966
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 1:22, color repro.
1966
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XIII-XV Century. London, 1966: 94-95, fig. 258, 262.
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: 12, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:8-10, II: repro. pl. 6, 7A
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 87, no. 44, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 19, repro.
1997
Southgate, M. Therese. The Art of JAMA: One Hundred Covers and Essays from The Journal of the American Medical Association. St. Louis, 1997: 196-197, 215, color repro.
1998
Bartz, Gabriele. Guido Di Piero, known as Fra Angelico, ca. 1395-1455. Konemann, 1998: repro. no. 48.
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: 13-20, color repro.

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