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Provenance

Trivulzio Collection, Milan. (Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence); purchased by Samuel H. Kress, New York, by 1937;[1] gift 1961 to NGA.

Technical Summary

The design is rendered in the grisaille technique. There are enamel losses across the entire upper border. The prepared copper plate is exposed in some loss areas.

Bibliography
1993
Distelberger, Rudolf, Alison Luchs, Philippe Verdier, and Timonthy H. Wilson. Western Decorative Arts, Part I: Medieval, Renaissance, and Historicizing Styles including Metalwork, Enamels, and Ceramics. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1993: 95-96, repro. 96.
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