Cav. Antonio Piccolomini Bellanti, Siena, by 1811; by inheritance 1895 to his daughter, Signora Ciaccheri, Siena; presumably by whom sold 1895 to (Charles Fairfax Murray [1849-1919], London and Florence); sold November 1895 to (Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London, stock no. 7418); sold November 1895 to George M. Salting [1835-1909], London; sold September 1903 back to (Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London, stock no. 1005) in joint ownership with (Charles Fairfax Murray); sold February 1905 to William Newall. (Trotti et Cie., Paris); sold 1911 to Arthur Sanderson, Edinburgh; (Sanderson sale, Knight, Frank, and Rutley, London, 14-16 June 1911, 3rd day, no. 621, as Petrarch's Laura); purchased by (Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London) for Robert Henry [1850-1929] and Evelyn Holford [1856-1943] Benson, London and Buckhurst Park, Sussex; sold 1927 to (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); sold 1937 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1939 to NGA.
Associated NamesAgnew & Sons, Ltd., Thomas
Bellanti, Antonio Piccolomini, Cav.
Benson, Robert Henry and Evelyn Holford
Duveen Brothers, Inc.
Knight, Frank & Rutley
Kress Foundation, Samuel H.
Murray, Charles Fairfax
Salting, George M.
Trotti et Cie
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- Loan Exhibition of the Benson Collection of Old Italian Masters, City of Manchester Art Gallery, 1927, no. 96.
- Italian Renaissance Portraits, M. Knoedler & Co., New York, 1940, no. 13.
- Virtue and Beauty: Leonardo's 'Ginevra de' Benci' and Renaissance Portraits of Women, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2001-2002, no. 35, color repro.
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- Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 85, repro.
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- European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 51, repro.
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- Sutton, Denys. "Robert Langton Douglas. Part I." Apollo 109 (April 1979): 311  fig. 36, 312 .
- Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 182, no. 202, color repro.
- European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 178, repro.
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