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Provenance

Purchased in England by Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris;[1] his estate; sold by his heirs 1930 with the entire Dreyfus collection to (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris); sold September 1951 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[2] gift 1952 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1932
Exhibition of Italian Renaissance Art, Wadsworth Atheneum and Morgan Memorial, Hartford, 1932, no. 7, as Madonna and Child by Andrea del Verrocchio.
1939
Mostra di Leonardo da Vinci, Palazzo dell'Arte, Milan, 1939, unnumbered catalogue, as Attributed to Leonardo da Vinci or by Lorenzo di Credi.
1949
Leonardo da Vinci Exhibition, Los Angeles County Museum, 1949, no. 15, as Madonna of the Pomegranate by Leonardo da Vinci.
2006
Leonardo da Vinci. Die Madonna mit der Nelke, Alte Pinakothek, Munich, 2006, no. 8, repro.

Bibliography

1956
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Colllection Acquired by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation 1951-56. Introduction by John Walker, text by William E. Suida and Fern Rusk Shapley. National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1956: 198-201, no. 79, repro., as Circle of Verrocchio (Possibly Leonardo).
1956
Walker, John. "The Nation's Newest Old Masters." The National Geographic Magazine 110, no. 5 (November 1956): 644, color repro. 649.
1957
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): pl. 14
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 65, repro., as Circle of Verrocchio (Possibly Leonardo).
1961
Seymour 1961 (Kress), 40, color repro., as Circle of Verrocchio (Possibly Leonardo).
1962
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Treasures from the National Gallery of Art, New York, 1962: 20, color repro., as Circle of Verrocchio (Possibly Leonardo).
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 300, repro., as Circle of Verrocchio (Possibly Leonardo)
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 136, as Circle of Andrea del Verrocchio (Possibly Leonardo).
1966
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 1:56, color repro.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 123, repro., as Circle of Andrea del Verrocchio (Possibly Leonardo).
1968
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XV-XVI Century. London, 1968: 113-114, fig. 280.
1969
Grossman, Sheldon. "The Madonna and Child with a Pomegranate and Some New Paintings from the Circle of Verrocchio." Studies in the History of Art (1968-69):46-69, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 366, repro., as Circle of Andrea del Verrocchio (Possibly Leonardo).
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:531-534, II:pl. 371
1979
Sutton, Denys. "Robert Langton Douglas. Part IV." Apollo 110 (July 1979): 45 [237], pl. XV, 46 [238].
1979
Watson, Ross. National Gallery of Art. London, 1979: 25, pl. 8, color repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 100, no. 66, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 424, repro.
1998
Hohenstatt, Peter. Leonardo da Vinci. Germany, 1998: fig. 18, fig. 21.
2003
Boskovits, Miklós, David Alan Brown, et al. Italian Paintings of the Fifteenth Century. The Systematic Catalogue of the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 2003: 422-427, color repro.
2009
Schumacher, Andreas, et al. Botticelli: Likeness, Myth, Devotion. Exh. cat. Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, 2009: 276, fig. 146.

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