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Portrait of a Venetian Gentleman

c. 1510/1515
oil on canvas
76.2 x 63.5 cm (30 x 25 in)
Robert P. Nichols, London. William Graham [1817-1885], London; (his estate sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 2-3 and 8-10 April 1886, 5th day, no. 450, as Portrait of a Lawyer); (Colnaghi's, London and New York). Henry Doetsch [1839-1894], London; (his estate sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 22 and 24-25 June 1895, no. 48, as by Licinio); Radel. [1] George Kemp, 1st baron Rochdale [d. 1945], Beechwood Hall, Rochdale, Lancashire, by 1897 until at least 1905; purchased 1917 or 1918 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris). [2] Henry Goldman [1857-1937], New York, 1920 until at least 1926. [3] (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris); sold 1937 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; [4] gift 1939 to NGA. [1] The buyer's name was kindly provided by Lynda McLeod, Librarian, Christie's Archives, London (see her e-mail of 28 March 2013 in NGA curatorial files); no identifying information has yet been found. [2] Duveen Brothers Records, accession number 960015, Getty Research Institute, Research Library, Los Angeles: reel 100, box 245, folder 12; copies in NGA curatorial files. [3] According to Duveen Pictures in Public Collections of America, New York, 1941: no. 153. [4] According to Kress records in NGA curatorial files.
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