Overview

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Inscription

center on the open book, the first forty-eight linesof Canto XXV of Paradiso, beginning "Se mai continga..."

Marks and Labels

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Provenance

William Graham [1817-1885], London.[1] Quintin McGarel Hogg, 2nd Viscount Hailsham, London; (his sale, Sotheby's, London, 4 November 1953, no. 28, as by Vasari); purchased by Mawston. (International Financing Co., Panama); sold 1956 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[2] gift 1961 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1961
Exhibition of Art Treasures for America from the Samuel H. Kress Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1961-1962, no. 24.
2000
Visions du Futur: Une histoire des peurs et des espoirs de l'humanité, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, 2000-2001, no. 75, repro.
2010
Bronzino. Artist and Poet at the Court of the Medici., Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, 2010-2011, no. IV.4, repro.

Bibliography

1961
Seymour 1961 (Kress), 3, repro.
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 136, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 50
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 42, repro.
1973
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XVI-XVIII Century. London, 1973: 21-22, fig. 44.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 128, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:514-516, II:pl. 360, as Circle of Giorgio Vasari.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 184, no. 207, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 154, repro.
1997
Cecchi, Alessandro. Agnolo Bronzino, Firenze, 1996, no. 20, repro.

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