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John Rushout, 6th bt. and 2nd baron Northwick [1770-1859], Northwick Park, near near Moreton-in-the-Marsh, originally Worcestershire, now Gloucestershire, and Thirlestane House, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire;[1] (his estate sale, Phillips, at Thirlestane House, 26 July-30 August 1859, 10th day [10 August], no. 973, as The Adoration of the Kings by Gentile da Fabriano); (Daniell, London);[2] sold to William Fuller Maitland [1813-1876], Stansted Hall, Stansted, Essex;[3] by inheritance to his son, William Fuller Maitland [1844-1932], Stansted Hall; sold after 1893 to (Robert Langton Douglas, London);[4] Dr. Eduard Simon [1864-1929], Berlin, by 1914;[5] (his estate sale, Cassirer and Helbing, Berlin, 11 October 1929, no. 3); (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris);[6] purchased 15 December 1936 by The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh;[7] gift 1937 to NGA.

Exhibition History

South Kensington Museum, London, 1876 (according to the Duveen prospectus, in NGA curatorial files).
Ausstellung von Werken Alter Kunst aus dem Privatbesitz von Mitgliedern des Kaiser-Friedrich-Museums-Vereins, Königlichen Akademie der Künste, Berlin, 1914, no. 123.
Masterpieces in Miniature: Italian Manuscript Illumination from the J. Paul Getty Museum, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2005-2006, not in brochure.


Cortissoz, Royal. An Introduction to the Mellon Collection. Boston, 1937: 13.
Pope-Hennessy, John. Giovanni di Paolo. London, 1937: 75, 80, 107 n. 41.
Douglas, Robert Langton. “Review of John Pope-Hennessy, Giovanni di Paolo (1937).” The Burlington Magazine 72 (1938): 44.
Duveen Brothers. Duveen Pictures in Public Collections of America. New York, 1941: no. 39, repro.
Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 83-84, no. 13.
Richter, George Martin. "The New National Gallery in Washington." The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs 78 (June 1941): 178.
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 239, repro. 118.
Francis, Henry S. “A New Giovanni di Paolo.” Art Quarterly 5 (1942): 321, fig. 9
Brandi, Cesare. Giovanni di Paolo. Florence, 1947: 84 n. 68.
Brandi, Cesare. Quattrocentisti senesi. Milan, 1949: 261.
Paintings and Sculpture from the Mellon Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1949 (reprinted 1953 and 1958): 16, repro.
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): 30, fig. 24.
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Early Italian Painting in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 1959 (Booklet Number Three in Ten Schools of Painting in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.): 20, color repro.
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 59.
Berenson, Bernard. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: Central and North Italian Schools, 3 vols. London, 1968: 1:182.
National Gallery of Art. European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. Washington, 1968: 51, repro.
Ragghianti, Carlo, ed. National Gallery, Washington. New York, [1968]: 21, repro.
Fredericksen, Burton B., and Federico Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections. Cambridge, MA, 1972: 90, 645.
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 154, repro.
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. Washington, 1979: 1:222-223, 2:pl. 150.
Sutton, Denys. "Robert Langton Douglas. Part II." Apollo 109 (May 1979): 373 [109], 375 [111] pl. X.
Watson, Ross. The National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1979: 22, pl. 6.
Brigstocke, Hugh. "Lord Lindsay as a Collector." Bulletin of the John Rylands University Library of Manchester 64, no. 2 (1982): 332.
The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1984: 27.
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 80, no. 33, color repro.
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 177, repro.
Christiansen, Keith, Laurence B. Kanter, and Carl Brandon Strehlke, eds. Painting in Renaissance Siena 1420-1500. Exh. cat. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1988: 209.
Os, Hendrik W. van, J. R. J. van Asperen de Boer, C. E. de Jong-Janssen, and Charlotte Wiefhoff, eds. The Early Sienese Paintings in Holland. Translated by Michael Hoyle. Florence, 1989: 71.
De Marchi, Andrea. Gentile da Fabriano: Un viaggio nella pittura italiana alla fine del gotico. Milan, 1992: 211 n. 33.
Wilson, Carolyn C. Italian Paintings XIV-XVI Centuries in the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Houston, 1996: 168.
Boskovits, Miklós, David Alan Brown, et al. Italian Paintings of the Fifteenth Century. The Systematic Catalogue of the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 2003: 333-337, color repro.
Walmsley, Elizabeth. "Italian Renaissance Paintings Restored in Paris by Duveen Brothers, Inc., c. 1927-1929." Facture: conservation, science, art history 1 (2013): 58-77, figs. 5, 6.

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