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Master of the Osservanza (Sano di Pietro?)
The Death of Saint Anthony

K1568
2141
c. 1430/1435
tempera on poplar panel
Painting
painted surface: 36.2 x 38.1 cm (14 1/4 x 15 in)
Sassetta, probably 1392-1450
Private collection, Rome; (Sestieri's, Rome); (Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence); sold July 1948 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; [1] gift 1952 to NGA. [1] The Kress Foundation made an offer to Contini-Bonacossi on 7 June 1948 for a group of twenty-eight paintings, including The Death of Saint Anthony; the offer was accepted on 11 July 1948 (see copies of correspondence in NGA curatorial files).
1952.5.73
1568
1152
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