Overview

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Inscription

upper center on the Madonna's halo: AVE.GRATIA PLENA.DO[MINVS TECVM] (Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee; from Luke 1:28)

Marks and Labels

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Provenance

Possibly George Ashburnham, 3rd early of Ashburnham [1760-1830], Florence and Ashburnham Place, Battle, Sussex; by inheritance to his son, Bertram Ashburnham, 4th earl of Ashburnham [1797-1878], Ashburnham Place;[1] by inheritance to his son, Bertram Ashburnham, 5th earl of Ashburnham [1840-1913], Ashburnham Place; by inheritance to his daughter, Lady Mary Catherine Charlotte Ashburnham [d. 1953], Ashburnham Place; (Robert Langton Douglas [1864-1951], London);[2] sold August 1919 to (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York);[3] sold 1922 to Clarence H. Mackay [1874-1938], Roslyn, New York, until c. 1930;[4] (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York);[5] sold 1938 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[6] gift 1939 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1924
Loan Exhibition of Important Early Italian Paintings in the Possession of Notable American Collectors, Duveen Brothers, New York, 1924, no. 21 (no. 30 in illustrated 1926 verion of catalogue).
1933
The Sixteenth Loan Exhibition of Old Masters. Italian Paintings of the XIV to XVI Century, Detroit Institute of Arts, 1933, no. 60.
1988
Painting in Renaissance Siena, 1420-1500, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1988-1989, no. 48, repro., as Madonna and Child with Saints Jerome and Catherine of Alexandria and Two Angels (cat. by K. Christiansen, L.B. Kanter and C.B.Strehlke).

Bibliography

1926
Valentiner, W.R. The Clarence H. Mackay Collection. New York, 1926: 4, no. 5, repro.
1941
Duveen Brothers. Duveen Pictures in Public Collections of America. New York, 1941: no. 94, repro.
1941
Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 131.
1942
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 247, repro. 152.
1944
Frankfurter, Alfred M. The Kress Collection in the National Gallery. New York, 1944: 22, repro.
1945
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 48, repro.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 83, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 89
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 78, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 230, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:329-230, II:pl. 238
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 266, 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: 509-512, color repro.

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