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Dosso Dossi
Aeneas and Achates on the Libyan Coast

K448
141
Italian
c. 1520
oil on canvas
Painting
58.7 x 87.6 cm (23 1/8 x 34 1/2 in)
Commissioned by Alfonso I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Castello, Ferrara, by c. 1521; by inheritance through the Este Collection, in Camerino d'Alabastro, until 1608; Borghese collection, Rome, until at least 1693. (Kunsthandel A.G., Lucerne); sold 1926 to (Julius Böhler, Munich and Luzerne). [1] (Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi [1878-1955], Florence and Rome, from the early 1920s); sold 1936 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; [2] gift 1939 to NGA. [1] Inventory card no. 55-26, Böhler records, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (copy in NGA curatorial files) [2] According to Kress records in NGA curatorial files.
1939.1.250
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