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Sano di Pietro
Saint Benedict

K100
2511
Italian
about 1470
tempera on panel
Painting
118.5 x 40.9 cm (46-5/8 x 16-1/8 in)
(Ehrich Galleries, New York); (their sale, Anderson Galleries, New York,12 November 1924, no. 40). (Leggatt Brothers, London); [1] (sold, Christie's, London, 26 April 1929, no. 30); (Giuseppe Bellesi, London); [2] (Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878-1955], Rome-Florence); sold to Samuel H. Kress [1878-1955] on 16 July 1930; gift to the National Gallery of Art in 1939; deaccessioned in 1952 and returned to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation; gift to Birmingham Museum of Art in 1961, no. 61.91. [1] Leggatt Brothers were the sellers at the 1929 auction, according to annotated auctioneer catalogue, Christie's Archives, London. [2] According to a letter of 11 July 1936 from Sir Robert Witt to Mr. Kress.
1961.91
100
7176
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