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on Saint Venantius's halo: .S[AN]C[TU]S . VENANCIVS . M[A]RTIRI (Saint Venantius Martyr)

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Provenance

Probably commissioned for the high altar of the demolished church of Sant’Antonio Abate fuori Porta Pisana, Fabriano;[1] apparently by the early years of the nineteenth century it was no longer in this church, presumably having passed into a local private collection.[2] Joseph Russell Bailey [1840-1906], 1st Baron Glanusk, Glanusk Park, Breconshire, Wales; by inheritance to his son, Joseph Henry Russell Bailey [1864-1928], 2nd Baron Glanusk, Glanusk Park; sold in 1915.[3] (sale, Sotheby’s, London, 25 July 1916, no. 137, as by Allegretto Nuzi); purchased by Walter Dowdeswell[4] for (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris); Carl W. Hamilton [1886-1967], New York, in the early 1920s; (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris), by 1929;[5] sold 15 December 1936 to The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh;[6] gift 1937 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1926
Sesquicentennial Exhibition, Philadelphia, 1926.

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1923
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1924
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1925
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1927
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1927
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1928
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1928
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1928
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1929
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1929
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1930
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1930
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1931
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1931
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1933
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1941
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1941
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1941
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1942
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1946
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1949
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1951
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1951
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1951
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1951
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1951
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1952
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1954
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1959
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1962
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1963
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1965
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1965
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1967
Klesse, Brigitte. Seidenstoffe in der italienischen Malerei des 14. Jahrhunderts. Bern, 1967: 51, 135, 140, 142 (repro.), 222, 242, 335.
1968
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1968
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1968
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1968
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1968
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1971
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1971
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1972
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1972
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1973
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1974
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1975
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1975
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1975
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1975
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1979
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1982
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1983
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1984
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1985
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1986
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1988
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1988
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1988
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1989
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1990
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1991
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1991
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1994
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1995
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1996
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1996
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1997
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1997
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1998
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1998
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1998
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2001
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2003
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2003
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2004
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2004
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2005
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2005
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2005
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2005
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2005
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2008
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2008
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2009
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2009
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