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Provenance

Count of Castel-Pizzuto, Milan. (E. & C. Canessa, Naples). (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); sold 1916 to William Salomon [1852-1919], New York, as by Bernardino de'Conti. (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York), before 1930; sold October 1947 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[1] gift 1952 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1949
Leonardo da Vinci Loan Exhibition, Los Angeles County Museum, 1949, no. 17, as Profile of Beatrice D'Este by Leonardo da Vinci.
Bibliography
1951
Einstein, Lewis. Looking at Italian Pictures in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1951: 62-67, repro.
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: 90, no. 35, repro.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 187, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 75.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 65, repro.
1968
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XV-XVI Century. London, 1968: 132, fig. 322.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 194, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:255-256, II:pl. 172, as Follower of Leonardo.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 100, no. 64, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 227, repro.
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: 370-372, color repro.