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Provenance

Probably Sir John Charles Robinson [1824-1913], London; sold to Sir Frederick Cook, 1st bt. [1844-1920], Doughty House, Richmond, Surrey, and bought back by Robinson; sold 1892 to Martine-Marie-Pol de Behague, comtesse de Béarn [1869 or 1870-1939], Paris;[1] sold December 1917 to (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York);[2] sold March 1937 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[3] gift 1939 to NGA.

Bibliography
1941
Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 21-22, no. 448, as Portrait of a Senator by Giovanni Bellini.
1942
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 248, repro. 70, as Portrait of a Senator by Giovanni Bellini.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 138, repro., as Portrait of a Senator by Giovanni Bellini.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 136, as Portrait of a Senator.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 124, repro., as Portrait of a Senator.
1968
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XV-XVI Century. London, 1968: 49-50, fig. 117.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 368, repro., as Portrait of a Senator.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:536-537, II:pl. 373, as Portrait of a Senator.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 426, repro., as Portrait of a Senator.
2003
Boskovits, Miklós, and David Alan Brown, et al. Italian Paintings of the Fifteenth Century. The Systematic Catalogue of the National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 2003: 679-682, color repro.