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Agnolo Gaddi
The Coronation of the Virgin with Six Angels

K364
2109
Italian
c. 1390
tempera on panel
Painting
painted surface: 161 × 79 cm (63 3/8 × 31 1/8 in)
The Hon. William Keith Rous [1907-1983], Worstead House, Norfolk; (sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 29 June 1934, no. 58, as by Orcagna); purchased by (Giuseppe Bellesi, London) [1] for (Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence); sold October 1935 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; [2] gift 1939 to NGA.

[1] Bellesi worked in London as Contini-Bonacossi’s agent in the 1930s.
[2] The bill of sale for several paintings, including the Gaddi, is dated 10 October 1935 (copy in NGA curatorial files). The name of the British owner is incorrectly given as the Hon. Keith Bons.
1939.1.203
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