Andrea del Sarto
Madonna and Child and the Infant Saint John
oil on canvas, transferred from panel
diameter: 67.9 cm (26-3/4 in)
George Watson Taylor [d. 1841], London, and Erlestoke Park , Wiltshire; (his sale, Christie's London, 14 June 1823, no. 49); Thwaites. Princess Woronzow, Florence, by 1900; (sale at Villa Woronzow in Montughi, conducted by Giulio Sambon, 30 April 1900, no. 413 as Giulio Romano); presumably bought by (Haskard and Co); (Thomas Agnew and Sons, London no. 9384); Robert Henry [1850-1929] and Evelyn Holford [1856-1943] Benson, London and Buckhurst Park, Sussex, at least until 1914.  William Randolph Hearst [1863-1951], Los Angeles; (Duveen Brothers, Inc.. London), c. 1927;  acquired 1937 by Samuel H. Kress [1863-1955]; gift 1939 to the National Gallery of Art; deaccessioned in 1957 and returned to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation; gift to the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Coral Gables, no. 61.018.000.  Lent by the Holfords to Burlington Fine Arts Club, London, 1902-03, no. 32 and listed as in T. Borenius, Catalogue of Italian pictures at 16 [i.e. sixteen], South street, Park Lane, London and Buckhurst in Sussex, collected by Robert and Evelyn Benson. London, 1914, no. 38.  Viewed by Capt. Ernest Duveen and Walter Dowdeswell of Duveen Bros. in 1927 at City Art Gallery, Manchester, England.
Gift to National Gallery of Art, June 29, 1939
Deaccession by National Gallery of Art, December 05, 1957
Gift to Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, December 09, 1961