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Provenance

Main altar of the church of Sant'Agostino, Borgo San Sepolcro (today called Sansepolcro), by 1470;[1] transferred 1555 to the Pieve di Santa Maria (afterward called Sant'Agostino) and also placed on the main altar;[2] dismantled probably sometime after 1652;[3] possibly Luca and Francesco Duci, Borgo San Sepolcro.[4] Giuseppe Franceschi Marini [d. 1858], Borgo San Sepolcro, probably by 1835;[5] by inheritance to his son, Piero Franceschi Marini, Borgo San Sepolcro, until at least 1904.[6] (Paoletti, Paris and Florence). (F. Kleinberger & Co., New York);[7] sold 1914 to Philip Lehman [1861-1947], New York;[8] sold September 1943 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[9] gift 1952 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1939
Masterpieces of Art. European Paintings and Sculpture from 1300-1800, New York World's Fair, 1939, no. 282, as Saint Apollonia of Alexandria by Piero della Francesca.
1946
Recent Additions to the Kress Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1946, no. 815.
1992
Piero e Urbino, Piero e le Corti rinascimentali, Palazzo Ducale, Urbino, 1992, no. 46, repro., as by Piero della Francesco.
Bibliography
1944
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Masterpieces of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1944: 38, color repro., as by Piero della Francesca.
1945
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 49, repro., as by Piero della Francesca.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 60, repro., as by Piero della Francesca.
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 299, repro., as by Piero della Francesca.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 103, as by Piero della Francesca.
1966
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 1:36, color repro., as by Piero della Francesco.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 91, repro., as Piero della Francesca.
1968
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XV-XVI Century. London, 1968: 4, fig. 10.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 270, repro., as by Assistant of Piero della Francesca.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:372-374, II:pl. 270
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 90, no. 48, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 311, repro.
1998
Apostolos-Cappadona, Diane. "Virgin/Virginity." In Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography: Themes Depicted in Works of Art. Edited by Helene E. Roberts. 2 vols. Chicago, 1998: 2:906.
1998
Calvesi, Maurizio. Piero della Francesca. Milan, 1998:212-215, fig. 15f, repro.
1998
Dillenberger, Jane Daggett. The Religious Art of Andy Warhol. New York, 1998: 52, 56, 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: 579-586, color repro., as by Piero della Francesca.
2013
Rosenberg, Karen. “At the Altar of Renaissance Tuscany.” New York Times 162, no. 56,048 (February 15, 2013): C-30.