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Inscription

on frame across bottom: IESUS.XRS [Christus].EMANUEL.ADONAI.SABAI [Saddai].ELOI.SABOT [Sabaoth]

Provenance

Leopoldo Nomi, San Gimignano; Teresa Nomi Pesciolini, San Gimignano; sold 1923 to (Professor Luigi Grassi [1858-1940], Florence); Achille De Clemente, Florence; Alfredo Barsanti, Rome [d. 1946], from 1928;[1] by inheritance to his daughter, Adele Barsanti Mericci, Rome; purchased 1952 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[2] gift 1961 to NGA.

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: 232, no. 93, repro., as by Giovanni di Turino.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 398, repro., as by Giovanni di Turino.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 158, as by Giovanni di Turino.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 140, repro., as by Giovanni di Turino.
1976
Middeldorf, Ulrich. Sculptures from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools XIV-XIX Century. London, 1976: 15.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 102, repro.
1997
Edmonds, Penelope. "A Technical Examination, Investigation, and Treatment of a Fifteenth-Century Sienese Polychrome Terra-Cotta Relief." Studies in the History of Art 57 (1997): 67-91, repro. no. 1.