Master of the Apollo and Daphne Legend
The Martyrdom of St. John the Baptist
59.7 x 94.3 cm ( 23-1/2 x 37-1/8 in)
Henry Pelham Archibald Douglas Pelham-Clinton, 7th Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyme [d.1928]; by inheritance to his nephew, Henry Edward Hugh Pelham-Clinton-Hope, 9th Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyme [1866-1941]; (sold, Christies, London, 4 June 1937, no. 15, as Bartolommeo di Giovanni with companion as a single panel); (Giuseppe Bellesi, London); (Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878-1955] Rome-Florence); sold to Samuel H. Kress [1863-1955], on 16 September 1938 as Umbrian-Tuscan Master; gift to Howard University Gallery of Art in 1961, Washington, DC, no. 62.158.P.