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Provenance

Ghizzi family, Naples; sold by 1821 to a Marquess of Lansdowne; Henry Petty-FitzMaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne, Bowood Hall, Wiltshire, England, by 1821; by inheritance to Henry Petty-FitzMaurice, 4th Marquess of Lansdowne [1816-1866], Bowood Hall; by inheritance to Henry Charles Keith Petty-FitzMaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne [1845-1927], Bowood Hall, until at least 1914.[1] (Thos. Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London), on joint account with (M. Knoedler & Company, New York); sold 1953 to (Pinakos, Inc., New York); sold 1955 with (Thos. Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London) and (M. Knoedler & Company, New York) to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[2] gift 1961 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1821
British Institution, London, 1821, as Frederigo da Bozzolo.
1832
British Institution, London, 1832, as Portrait of a Man.
1871
Royal Academy, London, 1871, as A Senator.
1914
The Venetian School. Pictures by Titian and his Contemporaries. Burlington Fine Arts Club, London, 1914, no. 27, repro., as Portrait of Federigo da Bozzolo.
1994
A Gift to America: Masterpieces of European Painting from the Samuel H. Kress Collection, four venues, 1994-1995, no. 1, repro. (shown only at last two venues: Seattle Art Museum and California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco).
2008
Sebastiano del Piombo, 1485-1547, Palazzo di Venezia, Rome; Kulturforum, Berlin, 2008, no. 36, 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: 166, no. 65, repro.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 164, repro.
1961
Seymour 1961 (Kress), 119, repro. pl 109, color repro. pl. 110
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 308, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 122
1966
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 1:188, color repro.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 108, repro.
1968
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XV-XVI Century. London, 1968: 167, fig. 398.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 324, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:424-425, II:pl. 303
1981
Hirst, Michael. Sebastiano del Piombo. Oxford, 1991: 79, 101-102, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 206, no. 251, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 371, repro.

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