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Marchese Bonaventura Chigi Zondadari [1841-1908], Siena, by 1904;[1] his heirs; (Alberto Riccoboni, Italy), by 1947 or 1948;[2] (Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence); sold 1948 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[3] gift 1961 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1947
Prima mostra Nazionale Antiquaria. Quattrocento Pitturi inedite, Organizzazione Manifestazioni Artistiche, Venice, 1947, no. 23, fig. 12.

Bibliography

1904
Douglas, Robert Langton. "The Exhibition of Early Art in Siena." The Nineteenth Century and After 57 (1904): 763.
1907
Perkins, Frederick Mason. "Paolo di Giovanni Fei." in Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart. Edited by Ulrich Thieme, Felix Becker and Hans Vollmer. 37 vols. Leipzig, 1907-1950: 26(1932):211.
1908
Crowe, Joseph Archer, and Giovan Battista Cavalcaselle. A History of Painting in Italy from the Second to the Sixteenth Century, vol. 3, the Sienese, Umbrian, and North Italian Schools. Edited by Robert Langton Douglas. London, 1908: 125 n. 2, 131 n. 3.
1909
Berenson, Bernard. The Central Italian Painters of the Renaissance. 2nd ed. New York, 1909: 167.
1909
Crowe, Joseph Archer, and Giovanni Battista Cavalcaselle. A New History of Painting in Italy from the Second to the Sixteenth Century, vol. 2, Sienese School of the Fourteenth Century; Florentine School of the Fifteenth Century. Edited by Edward Hutton. London and New York, 1909: 74.
1914
Perkins, F. Mason. "Depinti senesi sconosciuti o inediti." Rassenga d'Arte 1 (1914): 99.
1923
Marle, Raimond van. The Development of the Italian Schools of Painting. 19 vols. The Hague, 1923-1938: 2(1924):529, 531.
1932
Berenson, Bernard. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: A List of the Principal Artists and their Works with an Index of Places. Oxford, 1932: 184.
1932
Marle, Raimond van. Le scuole della pittura italiana. 2 vols. The Hague and Florence, 1932-1934: 2(1934):578, 581.
1936
Berenson, Bernard. Pitture italiane del rinascimento: catalogo dei principali artisti e delle loro opere con un indice dei luoghi. Translated by Emilio Cecchi. Milan, 1936: 159.
1947
Riccoboni, Alberto, ed. Prima Mostra Nazionale Antiquaria. Quattrocento pitture Inedite. Exh. cat. Venice, 1947: x, xxi, repro. 5.
1951
Einstein, Lewis. Looking at Italian Pictures in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1951: 29.
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: 40, no. 8, repro.
1952
Berenson, Bernard. The Italian Painters of the Renaissance. London and New York, 1952: fig. 267.
1955
Ferguson, George. Signs and Symbols in Christian Art. 2nd ed. New York, 1955: pl. 26.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 37, repro.
1960
Campolongo, Elizabetta. "Fei, Paolo di Giovanni." In Dizionario biografico degli italiani. 79+ vols. Edited by Alberto Maria Ghisalberti. Rome, 1960+: 46(1996):17.
1964
Mallory, Michael. "Towards a Chronology for Paolo di Giovanni Fei." The Art Bulletin 46 (1964): 530.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 49
1966
Mallory, Michael. "An Early Quattrocento Trinity." The Art Bulletin 48 (1966): 86, fig. 1.
1966
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XIII-XV Century. London, 1966: 61, fig. 160.
1968
Berenson, Bernard. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance. Central Italian and North Italian Schools. 3 vols. London, 1968: 2:130.
1968
Degenhart, Bernhard, and Annegrit Schmitt. Corpus der italienischen Zeichnungen 1300-1450, 1: Süd- und Mittelitalien. 4 vols. Berlin, 1968: 1, pt. 1:200, fig. 281.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 41, repro.
1969
Mallory, Michael. "A Lost Madonna del Latte by Ambrogio Lorenzetti." The Art Bulletin 51 (1969): 42, n. 14.
1969
Os, Hendrik W. van. Marias Demut und Verherrlichung in der sienesischen Malerei: 1300-1450. The Hague, 1969: 164, 166, 208, fig. 112.
1971
Os, Hendrik W. van. "Andrea di Bartolo’s Assumption of the Virgin." Arts in Virginia 2 (1971): 10, 11, fig. 13.
1972
Fredericksen, Burton B., and Federico Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections. Cambridge, Mass., 1972: 60, 307, 647.
1972
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1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 126, repro.
1978
Grimm, Claus. Alte Bilderrahmen: Epochen, Typen, Material. Munich, 1978: 46, fig. 22.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:177-178, II:pl. 123
1979
Sutton, Denys. "Robert Langton Douglas. Part I." Apollo 109 (April 1979): 314 [68] fig. 42, 315 [69].
1980
Cole, Bruce. Sienese Painting from Its Origins to the Fifteenth Century. New York, 1980: 194, 195, fig. 103.
1981
Carli, Enzo. La pittura senese del Trecento. 1st ed. Milan, 1981: 244, fig. 283.
1982
Il gotico a Siena: miniature, pitture, oreficerie, oggetti d’arte. Exh. cat. Palazzo Pubblico, Siena. Florence, 1982: 296.
1983
L’Art gothique siennois: enluminure, peinture, orfèvrerie, sculpture. Exh. cat. Musée du Petit Palais, Avignon. Florence, 1983: 278.
1985
Brown, Howard Mayer. "Catalogus. A Corpus of Trecento Pictures with Musical Subject Matter, pt. 2." Imago Musicae 2 (1985): 196, 197.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 299, repro.
1986
Ford, Terrence, compiler and ed. Inventory of Music Iconography, no. 1. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York 1986: 1.
1986
Leoncini, Giovanni. "Fei, Paolo di Giovanni." In La Pittura in Italia. Il Duecento e il Trecento. Edited by Enrico Castelnuovo. 2 vols. Milan,1986: 2:570.
1990
Newbery, Timothy J., George Bisacca, and Laurence B. Kanter. Italian Renaissance Frames. Exh. cat. Metropolitan Musem of Art. New York, 1990: 35.
1991
Manacorda, Simona. "Fei, Paolo di Giovanni." In Enciclopedia dell’arte medievale. Edited by Istituto della Enciclopedia italiana. 12 vols. Rome, 1991-2002: 6(1995):133.
1996
Thomas, Anabel. "Paolo di Giovanni Fei." In The Dictionary of Art. Edited by Jane Turner. 34 vols. New York and London, 1996: 24:28.
1997
Chelazzi Dini, Giulietta. "La cosidetta crisi della metà del Trecento (1348-1390)." In Pittura senese. Edited by Giulietta Chelazzi Dini, Alessandro Angelini and Bernardina Sani. 1st ed. Milan, 1997: repro. 200.
1997
Dini, Giulietta Chelazzi, Alessandro Angelini, and Bernardina Sani. Sienese Painting From Duccio to the Birth of the Baroque. New York, 1997: 198, 200-201, repro.
1998
Apostolos-Cappadona, Diane. "Virgin/Virginity." In Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography: Themes Depicted in Works of Art. Edited by Helene E. Roberts. 2 vols. Chicago, 1998: 2:905.
1998
Frinta, Mojmír S. Punched Decoration on Late Medieval Panel and Miniature Painting. Prague, 1998: 47, 70, 73, 94, 296, 318, 350, 379.
2003
"Fei, Paolo di Giovanni." In Dictionnaire de la peinture. Edited by Michel Laclotte and Jean Pierre Cuzin. Paris, 2003: 315.
2005
Bagnoli, Alessandro, Silvaia Colucci, and Veronica Radon, eds. Il Crocifisso con i dolenti in umiltà di Paolo di Giovanni Fei: un capolavoro riscoperto. Exh. cat. Pinacoteca Nazionale, Siena, 2005: 34 n. 18, 51, 60.
2008
Boskovits, Miklós, and Johannes Tripps, eds. Maestri senesi e toscani nel Lindenau-Museum di Altenburg. Exh. cat. Santa Maria della Scala, Siena, 2008: 82, 84, 85, 90, 129.

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