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Giannicola di Paolo
The Annunciation

K302
2059
Italian
1510/1515
oil on panel
Painting
40.3 x 35.9 cm (15 7/8 x 14 1/8 in)
Perugino, Pietro, c. 1450-1523
William G. Coesvelt, London, in 1836; [1] (his sale, Christie & Manson, London, 13 June 1840, no. 37, as by Raphael); purchased by Farquhar. [2] Granville Edward Harcourt Vernon [1816-1861], Grove Hall, Nottinghamshire, England, by 1857; by inheritance to his wife, Lady Selina Vernon [later Lady Hervey], until at least 1894. [3] (Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence and Rome); sold 1935 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; [4] gift 1939 to NGA. [1] Included in Collection of Pictures of W.G. Coesvelt, Esq., of London, London, 1836: no. 80, as by "Raffaelle". [2] According to an annotated copy of the sale catalogue, noted in Kress collection records, in NGA curatorial files. [3] Lady Hervey lent the painting to exhibitions in 1883 and 1893-1894. [4] Fern Rusk Shapley, Catalogue of the Italian Paintings, 2 vols., Washington, D.C., 1979: 1:361-362.
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