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Francesco Granacci
Madonna and Child with Two Angels

tempera on panel
diameter: 116.2 cm (45-3/4 in)
William Fuller-Maitland [1813-1876] Stansted Hall, Essex, by 1854; [1] by inheritance to his son William Fuller-Maitland [1844-1932], Stansted Hall, Essex; (Fuller-Maitland sale, Christie's, London, 14 July 1922); S.T Smith. Possibly Kuno Kocherthaler, London. [2] Walter S. Tower; (sold, Sotheby's, London, 9 June 1932, no. 92A as Bellini); Wyman. [3] Marchese Strozzi, Florence, by 1939. (Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878-1955] Rome- Florence); sold to Samuel H. Kress [1863-1955] on 1 September 1939; gift to the National Gallery of Art in 1943; deaccessioned 1952 and returned to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation; gift to Portland Art Museum in 1961, no. 61.46. [1] Listed in Gustav Waagen, Treasures of Art in Great Britain, 3 vols., London, 1954, vol. III, p. 1. Lent to Art Treasures of the United Kingdom, Manchester 1857, no. 79. [2] Speculation by E.K. Waterhouse to Shapley, see Fern Rusk Shapley, Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection, Italian Schools Xv-XVI Century, 1968, p. 124, n. 3. [3] Price list insert in published sales catalogue.
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