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Sandro Botticelli
The Virgin Adoring the Child

K1432
2331
Italian
1480/1490
tempera on poplar panel
Painting
diameter: 58.9 cm (23 3/16 in)
Charles Paravey [d. by 1878], Paris; (his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 13 April 1878, no. 97, as by Filippo Lippi, probably bought in); probably by inheritance to Paravey's daughter, Mme Raynaud, Paris. (sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 16 December 1929, no. 44, as by Filippo Lippi); (Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York); sold October 1947 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; [1] gift 1952 to NGA. [1] The invoice from Wildenstein & Co. to the Kress Foundation (copy in NGA curatorial files) is dated 30 October 1947.
1952.2.4
1432
1087
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