Master of the Osservanza (Sano di Pietro?)
The Death of Saint Anthony
tempera on poplar panel
painted surface: 36.2 x 38.1 cm (14 1/4 x 15 in)
Private collection, Rome; (Sestieri's, Rome); (Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence); sold July 1948 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;  gift 1952 to NGA.  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).