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Pontormo
Monsignor della Casa

K1902
1500
Italian
probably 1541/1544
oil on panel
Painting
102 x 78.9 cm (40 3/16 x 31 1/16 in)
Sebastiano del Piombo, 1485-1547
Marchese Bargagli [family of the sitter], Florence. (Trotti et Cie., Paris, by 1909, as by Sebastiano del Piombo); [1] on joint account 1912-1922 with (M. Knoedler & Co., London, New York, and Paris); (Trotti et Cie., Paris), from 1922. (Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence and Rome). (D'Atri, Paris and Rome). (Pinakos, Inc., New York) on joint account with (M. Knoedler & Co., London, New York and Paris); sold 6 February 1952 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; [2] gift 1961 to NGA. [1] The painting was exhibited at Galerie Trotti in 1909. [2] M. Knoedler and Co. Records, Series II, Box 76 (Sales Book No. 16, Paintings, 1945-1953), Getty Research Institute (copy NGA curatorial files); the painting is listed as by Sebastiano del Piombo.
1961.9.83
1902
1635
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