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Provenance

Luigi de Angelis [1758-1832, custodian of the Siena Library from 1812], Siena, by 1824.[1] Acquired 1875 through Sir John Charles Robinson [1824-1913], London, by Sir Francis Cook, 1st bt. [1817-1901], Doughty House, Richmond, Surrey;[2] by inheritance to his son, Sir Frederick Lucas Cook, 2nd bt. [1844-1920], Doughty House; by inheritance to his son, Sir Herbert Frederick Cook, 3rd bt. [1868-1939], Doughty House; by inheritance to his son, Sir Francis Ferdinand Maurice Cook, 4th bt. [1907-1978], Doughty House, and Cothay Manor, Somerset; sold April 1946 to (Francis A. Drey, London).[3] (Wildenstein & Co., New York); purchased June 1949 by the Samuel H. Kress Collection, New York;[4] gift 1952 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1904
Exhibition of Pictures of the School of Siena, Burlington Fine Arts Club, London, 1904, no. 54.
1988
Painting in Renaissance Siena, 1420-1500, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1988-1989, no. 62b, repro., as The Way to Calvary (cat. by Keith Christiansen, Laurence B. Kanter, and Carl Brandon Strehlke).

Bibliography

1824
De Angelis, Luigi. “Notizie delle opere di Benvenuto di Giovanni, pittore senese del secolo XV.” In “Miscellanee manoscritte.” Archives of the Gallerie Fiorentine at the Gallerie degli Uffizi, Florence, ms. 60: 2(1824): no. 18, fol. 337r.
1897
Berenson, Bernard. The Central Italian Painters of the Renaissance. New York, 1897: 134.
1903
Cook, Francis. Abridged Catalogue of the Pictures at Doughty House, Richmond. London, 1903: 9, no. 55.
1903
Crowe, Joseph Archer, and Giovanni Battista Cavalcaselle. A History of Painting in Italy. 6 vols. Ed. Robert Langton Douglas (vols. 1-4) and Tancred Borenius (vols. 5-6). London, 1903-1914: 5(1915):164 n. 1.
1903
Destrée, Jules. Notes sur les primitifs italiens: Sur quelques peintures de Sienne. Brussels and Florence, 1903: 79.
1904
Frizzoni, Gustavo. "L’esposizione d’arte senese al Burlington Fine Arts Club." L’Arte 7 (1904): 269.
1904
Fry, Roger. "La mostra d’arte senese al Burlington Club di Londra." Rassegna d’Arte 4 (1904) 118.
1904
Pératé, André. “Les Expositions d’art siennois à Sienne et à Londres.” Les Arts 34 (October 1904): 12.
1904
Perkins, Frederick Mason. “The Sienese Exhibition of Ancient Art.” The Burlington Magazine 5 (1904): 583.
1908
Crowe, Joseph Archer, and Giovanni Battista Cavalcaselle. A New History of Painting in Italy from the Second to the Sixteenth Century. 3 vols. Ed. Edward Hutton. London and New York, 1908-1909: 3(1909):118 n. 3.
1908
Jacobsen, Emil. Das Quattrocento in Siena. Strasbourg, 1908: 72.
1909
Berenson, Bernard. The Central Italian Painters of the Renaissance. 2nd ed. New York, 1909: 148.
1913
Borenius, Tancred. A Catalogue of the Paintings at Doughty House, Richmond, and Elsewhere in the Collection of Sir Frederick Cook Bt. Italian Schools. Vol. I, Pt. 2. Edited by Herbert Cook. London, 1913: 7-8, no. 6, repro.
1923
Marle, Raimond van. The Development of the Italian Schools of Painting. 19 vols. The Hague, 1923-1938: 16(1937):416-417.
1925
Hutton, Edward. The Sienese School in the National Gallery. London, 1925: 85.
1930
Berenson, Bernard. “Quadri senza casa: Il Quattrocento senese – parte 1.” Dedalo 11, no. 10 (March 1930): 643.
1932
Berenson, Bernard. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance. Oxford, 1932: 77.
1932
Brockwell, Maurice W. Abridged Catalogue of the Pictures at Doughty House, Richmond, Surrey, in the Collection of Sir Herbert Cook. London, 1932: 27.
1936
Berenson, Bernard. Pitture italiane del rinascimento. Milan, 1936: 66.
1951
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection Acquired by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation 1945-1951. Introduction by John Walker, text by William E. Suida. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1951: 62, no. 20, repro.
1954
Bologna, Ferdinando. "Miniature di Benvenuto di Giovanni." Paragone 5, no. 51 (1954): 17, 19 n. 3.
1954
Ferguson, George. Signs and Symbols in Christian Art. New York, 1954: 77.
1956
Laclotte, Michel. De Giotto à Bellini: les primitifs italiens dans les musées de France. Exh. cat. Musée de l’Orangerie, Paris, 1956: 35.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 84, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 14.
1966
Fredericksen, Burton B., and Darrell Davisson. Benvenuto di Giovanni, Girolamo di Benvenuto, their altarpieces in the J. Paul Getty Museum. Malibu, CA, 1966: 29, figs. 19-23.
1966
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XIII-XV Century. London, 1966: 158-159, fig. 429.
1968
Berenson, Bernard. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance. Central Italian and North Italian Schools. 3 vols. London, 1968: 1:42.
1968
National Gallery of Art. European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. Washington, 1968: 7, repro.
1972
Fredericksen, Burton B., and Federico Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections. Cambridge, MA, 1972: 26, 646-647.
1974
Bandera, Maria Cristina. “Qualche osservazione su Benvenuto di Giovanni.” Antichità Viva 13, no. 1 (1974): 13-14, 17 nn. 40, 41.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 26, repro.
1977
Bandera, Maria Cristina. “Variazioni ai cataloghi berensoniani di Benvenuto di Giovanni.” In Maria Grazia Ciardi Duprè Dal Poggetto and Paolo Dal Poggetto, eds. Scritti di storia dell’arte in onore di Ugo Procacci. 2 vols. Milan, 1977: 1:314.
1978
Rotili, Mario. La miniature nella Badia di Cava. 2. La raccolta di miniature italiane e straniere. Cava dei Tirreni and Naples, 1978: 95, 169, fig. 39.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: 1:66-67; 2:pl. 41.
1979
Sutton, Denys. "Robert Langton Douglas. Part I." Apollo 109 (April 1979): 304 [58], 306 [60] fig. 22.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 46, repro.
1985
Riedl, Peter Anselm, and Max Seidel, eds. Die Kirchen von Siena. 3 vols. Munich, 1985-2006: 2(1992):644.
1986
Angelini, Alessandro. “Benvenuto di Giovanni.” In Federico Zeri, ed. La pittura in Italia. Il Quattrocento. 2 vols. Milan, 1986: 2:582.
1987
Laclotte, Michel, and Elisabeth Mognetti. Avignon, Musée du Petit Palais: peinture italienne. 3rd ed. Paris, 1987: nos. 28, 29.
1989
Hood, William. "Sienese Quattrocento Painting. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York." The Burlington Magazine 131 (1989): 243.
1990
Carli, Enzo. "Risurrezioni a Siena." Antichità Viva 29, no. 5 (1990): 12-13, fig. 16.
1992
Ladis, Andrew. "Benvenuto di Giovanni at Sixteen." Rivista d'Arte 44 (1992): 307-308.
1993
Alessi, Cecilia. “Benvenuto di Giovanni.” In Luciano Bellosi, ed. Francesco di Giorgio e il Rinascimento a Siena 1450-1500. Exh. cat. Chiesa di Sant’Agostino, Siena, 1993: 519.
1994
Kanter, Laurence. Italian Paintings in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. I. 13th-15th Century. Boston, 1994: 201, 203 n. 1.
1995
Finarte. Dipinti Antichi. Asta 534. Sale cat. Finarte, Milan, 4 April 1995: 48.
1999
Bandera, Maria Cristina. Benvenuto di Giovanni. Milan, 1999: 104, 148, 154, 158-163, 238-239, 240, 241, cat. 69.
2003
Alessi, Cecilia. La Confraternita ritrovata: Benvenuto di Giovanni e Girolamo di Benvenuto nello Spedale Vecchio di Siena. Asciano (Siena), 2003: 81, 104.
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: 116, 120-124, color repro.
2004
Hiller von Gaertringen, Rudolf. Italienische Gemälde im Städel 1300-1550: Toskana und Umbrien. Kataloge der Gemälde im Städelschen Kunstinstitut Frankfurt am Main. Mainz, 2004: 400, fig. 288.
2015
Sallay, Dóra. Corpus of Sienese Paintings in Hungary 1420-1510. Florence, 2015: 194.

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