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In the Library: Verrocchio, Connoisseurship, and the Photographs of Clarence Kennedy

Ansel Adams, Clarence Kennedy, 1955, gelatin silver print, National Gallery of Art Library, department of image collections, © The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust

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Clarence Kennedy, Cardinal Niccolò Forteguerri Monument by Andrea del Verrocchio, 1930/1931, gelatin silver print, National Gallery of Art Library, department of image collections

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Clarence Kennedy, Beheading of Saint John the Baptist by Andrea del Verrocchio, Museo dell’Opera del Duomo, Florence, 1932, gelatin silver print, National Gallery of Art Library, department of image collections

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Clarence Kennedy, Christ as the Redeemer: Head, 1930/1931, gelatin silver print, detail of Cardinal Niccolò Forteguerri Monument by Andrea del Verrocchio, National Gallery of Art Library, department of image collections

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Clarence Kennedy, Saint John the Baptist, 1932, gelatin silver print, detail of Beheading of Saint John the Baptist by Andrea del Verrocchio, National Gallery of Art Library, department of image collections

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Clarence Kennedy, Christ as the Redeemer: Left Hand, 1930/1931, gelatin silver print, detail of Cardinal Niccolò Forteguerri Monument by Andrea del Verrocchio, National Gallery of Art Library, department of image collections

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Clarence Kennedy, Christ as the Redeemer: Right Foot with Drapery Drawn across the Ankle, 1930/1931, gelatin silver print, detail of Cardinal Niccolò Forteguerri Monument by Andrea del Verrocchio, Special Collections, Fine Arts Library, Harvard University

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Clarence Kennedy, Christ as the Redeemer: Head of Cherub, from the Side, 1930/1931, gelatin silver print, detail of Cardinal Niccolò Forteguerri Monument by Andrea del Verrocchio, National Gallery of Art Library, department of image collections

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Clarence Kennedy, Putto Poised on a Globe by Andrea del Verrocchio, National Gallery of Art, 1930, gelatin silver print, National Gallery of Art Library, department of image collections

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Clarence Kennedy, Faith: Head, Not Quite in Profile to the Right, as Seen from in Front, 1930/1931, gelatin silver print, detail of Cardinal Niccolò Forteguerri Monument by Andrea del Verrocchio, National Gallery of Art Library, department of image collections

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Clarence Kennedy, Faith: Drapery behind the Right Thigh, 1930/1931, gelatin silver print, detail of Cardinal Niccolò Forteguerri Monument by Andrea del Verrocchio, Special Collections, Fine Arts Library, Harvard University

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Clarence Kennedy, Faith: Left Hand, with the Drapery over the Arm, 1930/1931, gelatin silver print, detail of Cardinal Niccolò Forteguerri Monument by Andrea del Verrocchio, National Gallery of Art Library, department of image collections

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Clarence Kennedy, Hope: Head, Facing Nearly Left, as Seen from in Front, 1930/1931, gelatin silver print, detail of Cardinal Niccolò Forteguerri Monument by Andrea del Verrocchio, Special Collections, Fine Arts Library, Harvard University

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Clarence Kennedy, Hope: Hair, Veil and Wing, 1930/1931, gelatin silver print, detail of Cardinal Niccolò Forteguerri Monument by Andrea del Verrocchio, National Gallery of Art Library, department of image collections

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Clarence Kennedy, Hope: Drapery below the Waist, 1930/1931, gelatin silver print, detail of Cardinal Niccolò Forteguerri Monument by Andrea del Verrocchio, Special Collections, Fine Arts Library, Harvard University

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Clarence Kennedy, Upper Angel to Observer’s Left: Head, Looking to the Right, as Seen from in Front, 1930/1931, gelatin silver print, detail of Cardinal Niccolò Forteguerri Monument by Andrea del Verrocchio, National Gallery of Art Library, department of image collections

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Clarence Kennedy, Soldier, 1932, gelatin silver print, detail of Beheading of Saint John the Baptist by Andrea del Verrocchio, Museo dell’Opera del Duomo, Florence, National Gallery of Art Library, department of image collections

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Clarence Kennedy, Lower Angel to Observer’s Left: Head, Facing Slightly Right, as Seen from in Front, 1930/1931, gelatin silver print, detail of Cardinal Niccolò Forteguerri Monument by Andrea del Verrocchio, National Gallery of Art Library, department of image collections

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Clarence Kennedy, Lower Angel to Observer’s Left: Drapery below the Waist, 1930/1931, gelatin silver print, detail of Cardinal Niccolò Forteguerri Monument by Andrea del Verrocchio, Special Collections, Fine Arts Library, Harvard University

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Clarence Kennedy, Lower Angel to Observer’s Left: Right Wing, 1930/1931, gelatin silver print, detail of Cardinal Niccolò Forteguerri Monument by Andrea del Verrocchio, National Gallery of Art Library, department of image collections

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Clarence Kennedy, Lower Angel to Observer’s Right: Head, Facing Slightly Right as Seen from the Left, 1930/1931, gelatin silver print, detail of Cardinal Niccolò Forteguerri Monument by Andrea del Verrocchio, National Gallery of Art Library, department of image collections

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Clarence Kennedy, Lower Angel to Observer’s Right: Drapery below the Waist, 1930/1931, gelatin silver print, detail of Cardinal Niccolò Forteguerri Monument by Andrea del Verrocchio, Special Collections, Fine Arts Library, Harvard University

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Clarence Kennedy, Inscribed slab: Two Putti Upholding the Inscription, 1930/1931, gelatin silver print, detail of Cardinal Niccolò Forteguerri Monument by Andrea del Verrocchio, National Gallery of Art Library, department of image collections

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Clarence Kennedy, Putto by Francesco di Simone Ferrucci, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, c. 1949, gelatin silver print, National Gallery of Art Library, department of image collections

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Clarence Kennedy, Inscribed Slab: Legs and Feet of the Putto to Observer’s Right, 1930/1931, gelatin silver print, detail of Cardinal Niccolò Forteguerri Monument by Andrea del Verrocchio, Special Collections, Fine Arts Library, Harvard University

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Clarence Kennedy, Inscribed Slab: Head of the Putto to Observer’s Right, 1930/1931, gelatin silver print, detail of Cardinal Niccolò Forteguerri Monument by Andrea del Verrocchio, National Gallery of Art Library, department of image collections

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Clarence Kennedy negative printed by Ansel Adams, Putto by Francesco di Simone Ferrucci, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, c. 1965, gelatin silver print, National Gallery of Art Library, department of image collections. Reproduced with permission from the Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust. All rights reserved

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Clarence Kennedy, Giuliano de’ Medici by Andrea del Verrocchio, National Gallery of Art, 1930, gelatin silver print, National Gallery of Art Library, department of image collections

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Clarence Kennedy, Giuliano de' Medici: Breastplate by Andrea del Verrocchio, National Gallery of Art, 1930, gelatin silver print, National Gallery of Art Library, department of image collections

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Clarence Kennedy, Bust of a Young Woman: Three-quarter View from Right by Andrea del Verrocchio, The Frick Collection, 1930, gelatin silver print, National Gallery of Art Library, department of image collections

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