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Fra Angelico
The Meeting of Saint Dominic and Saint Francis of Assisi

K289
3394
Italian
c. 1427-29
tempera and gold leaf on panel
Painting
26 x 26.7 cm (10-1/4 x 10-1/2 in)
Chevalier Alexis-Francois Artaud de Montor [d. 1849], Paris, as Baldovinetti, by 1808; (his sale, Seigneur, Paris, 17 January 1851, no. 129, as Baldovinetti). Georges Chalandon [1852-1925], Paris; bought by (Robert Langton Douglas [1864-1951], London), by 1924. [1] Mrs. Walter Burns, London. [2] (Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878-1955] Rome-Florence); sold to Samuel H. Kress [1863-1955] on 13 July 1934; gift to the National Gallery of Art in 1939; deaccessioned 1952 and returned to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation; gift to Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco in 1961, no. 61.44.7. [1] Frida Schottmüller, Fra Angelico da Fiesole, Stuttgart and Liepzig, 1924, no. 178. See letter from Douglas to Fowles dated 1 May 1941, Duveen Brothers Records, Box 244 (reel 299), Getty Research Institute, no. 960015. [2] At least three sales of old masters at Christie's London between 1924-1934 included paintings from Mr. and Mrs. Walter Burns, but none included the Fra Angelico: 3 May 1929, 12 June 1931, and 10 July 1931.
61.44.7
289
8400
256
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