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Benvenuto di Giovanni
The Agony in the Garden

K545
2055
Italian
probably 1491
tempera on panel
Painting
painted surface: 42 x 46.7 cm (16 9/16 x 18 3/8 in)
(Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence), by May 1938; [1] purchased 1938 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; [2] gift 1939 to NGA. [1] Two of the expertises relative to NGA 1939.1.318 in the files of the Kress Foundation (copies in NGA curatorial files), by Wilhelm Suida and Giuseppe Fiocco, are dated May 1938. [2] See Fern Rusk Shapley, Catalogue of the Italian Paintings, 2 vols., Washington, D.C., 1979: 1:65.
1939.1.318
545
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