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Ferrarese 15th Century
Madonna and Child with Angels

K241
1359
Italian
c. 1455/1470
tempera on poplar panel
Painting
53.5 x 36.2 cm (21 1/16 x 14 1/4 in)
(Stefano Bardini [1836-1922], Florence), by 1890. [1] (Leo Nardus [1868-1955], Suresnes, France, and New York), by 1910. [2] Marczell von Nemes [1866-1930], Munich and Budapest. [3] Private collection, Rome, by 1930. [4] (Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossa, Rome); sold November 1932 to the Samuel H. Kress Collection, New York; [5] gift 1939 to NGA. [1] Fiorenza Scalia and Cristina de Benedictis, Il Museo Bardini a Firenze, Milan, 1984: 125, pls. LXXIII, LXXIV, XCI. [2] Salomon Reinach, RĂ©pertoire de peintures du Moyen Age et de la Renaissance (1280-1580), 6 vols., Paris, 1905-1923: 3(1910):462. [3] Record of ownership noted in Kress collection records, in NGA curatorial files; see note 5. [4] Adolfo Venturi, "Eine Madonna von Francesco del Cossa," Pantheon 5 (June 1930): 249-250. [5] The bill for two paintings, one of them "Madonna, Child and Angels by Francesco del Cossa...From the collection of Baron von Nemes, Munich," is dated 1 November 1932 (copy in NGA curatorial records).
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