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Francesco Montelatici
Angelica and Ruggiero

K1371
2817
Italian
c. 1660
oil on canvas
Painting
32.4 x 44.5 cm (12-3/4 x 17-1/2 in)
Furini, Francesco, 1603-1646
(Ehrich Galleries, New York); sold 1905 to Dan Fellows Platt [1873-1938], Englewood, New Jersey; [1] sold November 1943 by the Trustees of the Platt Estate to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York, as Francesco Furini "Perseus and Andromeda;" [2] gift 1973 to David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, no. 1973.42. [1] See Dan Fellows Platt Papers, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University, NJ; box 2, folder 23, call number C0860. [2] The bill of sale for six paintings from Ethel Bliss Platt, as trustee of the estate of Dan Fellows Platt, to the Kress Foundation is dated 30 November 1943. A letter of the same date from the Foundation to Mrs. Platt confirms that the purchase is "made with the understanding that [the paintings] are to be deeded to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C." (Copies of both documents are in NGA curatorial files.)
1973.42
1371
11377
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