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William Beckford [1760-1844], Fonthill Abbey, Wiltshire, and Bath, England; probably by inheritance to Alexander Hamilton, 10th Duke of Hamilton [1767-1852], Hamilton Palace, Strathclyde, who married Beckford's daughter, Susan Euphenia [d. 1859]; by inheritance to his son, William Alexander Anthony Archibald Douglas [1811-1863], 11th Duke of Hamilton, Hamilton Palace, Strathclyde, Scotland; by inheritance to his son, William Alexander Louis Stephen Douglas-Hamilton [1845-1895], 12th Duke of Hamilton, Hamilton Palace, Strathclyde, Scotland; (Hamilton Palace sale, Christie, Manson & Wood, London, 1 July 1882, no. 756); (Colnaghi, London and New York); possibly the Hon. Francis Barry, by 1893. Thomas Glen Arthur [1857-1907], Ayr, Strathclyde, Scotland; sold 1906 to (Colnaghi, London and New York) on joint account with (M. Knoedler & Co., London and New York); sold 1910 to Victor G. Fischer, Washington, D.C.; sold 1912 back to (Colnaghi, London and New York), possibly on joint account with (M. Knoedler & Co., London and New York); sold 1926 to (Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Rome and Florence);[1] sold 1954 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[2] gift 1961 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1930
Exhibition of Italian Art 1200-1900, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1930, no. 761 (no. 425 of commemorative catalogue published 1931).
1939
Mostra Medicea, Palazzo Medici, Florence, 1939, Sala XX, no. 10, pl. 60.

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: 44, no. 13, repro.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 111, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 20.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 13, repro.
1973
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XVI-XVIII Century. London, 1973: 15-16, fig. 27.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 48, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:93, II:pl. 62, as Studio of Bronzino.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 182, no. 205, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 69, repro.

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