Piero di Cosimo
Saint John the Evangelist
oil on panel
82.6x 59.1 cm (32-3/4 x 23-1/4 in)
Thomas Humphrey Ward [1845-1926], London, by 1909.  (Charles Sedelmeyer, Paris, France) by 1913.  (Kleinberger, New York) in 1917.  Harold Irving Pratt [1877-1939], New York, by 1931.  (Wildenstein, New York); sold to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation on 30 October 1947; gift to Honolulu Academy of Arts (now Honolulu Museum of Art) in 1961, no. 2989.1.  Tancred Borenius, in Crowe and Cavalcaselle, History of Painting in Italy, vol. VI, 1914: 48  Exhibited at Sedelmeyer, Paintings by the Old Masters, 1913, no. 36 as Piero di Cosimo.  Exhibited at F. Kleinberger's New York, Italian Primitives, November 1917, no. 34. Harold Irving Pratt lent a few pictures to that same exhibition, so it's possible that he acquired this one from Kleinberger at that time.  Raimond van Marle, The Develpment of the Italian Schools of Painting, The Hague, 1923-1938, volume XIII (1931): 369.