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Possibly George Ashburnham, 3rd earl of Ashburnham [1760-1830], Florence and Ashburnham Place, Battle, Sussex;[1] by inheritance to his son, Bertram Ashburnham, 4th earl of Ashburnham [1797-1878], Ashburnham Place;[2] by inheritance to his son, Bertram Ashburnham, 5th earl of Ashburnham [1840-1913], Ashburnham Place; by inheritance to his daughter, Lady Mary Catherine Charlotte Ashburnham [d. 1953], Ashburnham Place;[3] (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York), by 1919;[4] sold 1944 to the Samuel H. Kress Collection, New York;[5] gift 1961 to NGA.

Exhibition History

Possibly Bache Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1943.
Recent Additions to the Kress Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1946, no. 796.
Painting in Renaissance Siena, 1420-1500, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1988-1989, no. 40, repro. (cat. by Keith Christiansen, Laurence B. Kanter, and Carl Brandon Strehlke).


Frankfurter, Alfred M. Supplement to the Kress Collection in the National Gallery. New York, 1946: 32-33, repro.
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 42.
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XIII-XV Century. London, 1966: 140, fig. 377.
Berenson, Bernard. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance. Central Italian and North Italian Schools. 3 vols. London, 1968: 1:110. 2:pl.794.
National Gallery of Art. European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. Washington, 1968: 35, repro.
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 108, repro.
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: 1:157-158; 2:pl. 111.
Ragghianti, Carlo L. “Galleria di Washington.” Critica d’Arte 45, nos. 154-156 (1980): 218.
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 130, repro.
Chelazzi Dini, Giulietta, Alessandro Angelini, and Bernardina Sani. Sienese Painting From Duccio to the Birth of the Baroque. New York, 1997: 255-256, 261.
Boskovits, Miklós, David Alan Brown, et al. Italian Paintings of the Fifteenth Century. The Systematic Catalogue of the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 2003: 513-518, color repro., as Attributed to Matteo di Giovanni.
Fahy, Everett. "Early Italian paintings in Washington and Philadelphia." The Burlington Magazine 148, no. 1241 (August 2006): 539.
Walmsley, Elizabeth. "Italian Renaissance Paintings Restored in Paris by Duveen Brothers, Inc., c. 1927-1929." Facture: conservation, science, art history 1 (2013): 58-77, fig. 19.

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