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Piero di Cosimo
The Nativity with the Infant Saint John

K1096
2261
Italian
c. 1495/1505
oil on canvas
Painting
diameter: 145.7 cm (57 3/8 in)
Grand Duchess Maria Nicolaievna de Leuchtenberg [1819-1876], Saint Petersburg, Russia, after 1852; [1] by inheritance to her son, Nicholas de Beauharnais, duc de Leuchtenberg [1843-1891], Saint Petersburg, Russia; by inheritance to Nicholas' son, Nicholas de Beauharnais, duc de Leuchtenberg [1868-1928], Saint Petersburg, Russia; acquired by A.-B. Nordiska Kompaniet, Stockholm, by 1917, as by Ridolfo Ghirlandaio. [2] (Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence and Rome); sold 1937 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1939 to NGA. [1] The painting is not included in the 1851 catalogue of the Leuchtenberg collection. [2] Eugène de Beauharnais, Leuchtenbergska tavelsamlingen, Stockholm, 1917, catalogues 93 pictures acquired by the AB Nordiska Kompaniet from the Leuchtenberg collection; this picture is no. 9, as by Ghirlandaio.
1939.1.371
1096
464
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