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upper center on Saint Venantius's nimbus: .SCS.VENANCIVS M[A]RTIRI (Saint Venantius Martyr)
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Probably commissioned for the high altar of the demolished church of Sant’Antonio Abate fuori Porta Pisana, Fabriano; apparently by the early years of the nineteenth century it was no longer in this church, presumably having passed into a local private collection; 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; (sale, Sotheby’s, London, 25 July 1916, no. 137, as by Allegretto Nuzi); purchased by Walter Dowdeswell 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; sold 15 December 1936 to The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh; gift 1937 to NGA.
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Work of Art
Work of Art
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