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Probably commissioned by the sitter, Cardinal Pietro Bembo [d. 1547], Padua and Rome. Leoni Galli; in 1636 to Cardinal Antonio Barberini [d. 1671], Rome;[1] by inheritance to Maffeo Barberini, Principe di Palestrina, Rome;[2] by inheritance to the Barberini collection, Rome until at least 1890.[3] Elia Volpi [1858-1938], Florence; sold 1905 to (Colnaghi's, London and New York); on joint account with (M. Knoedler & Co., New York); sold 1906 to Charles M. Schwab, New York;[4] (Schwab sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 3 December 1942, no. 32); purchased by Stephen Pichetto for the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[5] gift 1952 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1920
Fiftieth Anniversary Exhibition, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1920, unnumbered catalogue.
1946
Recent Additions to the Kress Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1946, no. 826.
1990
Tiziano [NGA title: Titian: Prince of Painters], Palazzo Ducale, Venice; National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1990-1991, no. 31, repro.
1996
Treasures of Venice, Szépmüvészeti Múzeum, Budapest, 1996, unnumbered cat., repro.

Bibliography

1951
Einstein, Lewis. Looking at Italian Pictures in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1951: 88-90, repro.
1959
_Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 193, repro.
1965
_Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 130.
1968
_European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 117, repro.
1968
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XV-XVI Century. London, 1968: 180-181, fig. 433.
1975
_European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 346, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:482-483, II:pl. 343
1982
Alsop, Joseph. The Rare Art Traditions: The History of Art Collecting and Its Linked Phenomena Wherever These Have Appeared. Bollingen series 35, no. 27. New York, 1982: fig. 85.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 206, no. 247, color repro.
1985
_European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 397, repro.
2008
Allen, Denise, with Peta Motture. Andrea Riccio: Renaissance Master of Bronze. Exh. cat. The Frick Collection, New York. London, 2008: 44, 45, fig. III.5.

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