Master of San Torpé
Madonna and Child with Saint Bartholomew and Saint John the Baptist
tempera and gold leaf on panel
50 x 39.4 cm (19-5/8 x 15-1/2 in)
British collection, by 1868. Duchessa Joséphine Melzi d'Eril-Barbo [1830-1923], Milan, by 1901.  (Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1863-1955], Rome-Florence); sold to Samuel H. Kress [1863-1955] on 10 October 1934 as the Master of Melzi Madonna; gift to the National Gallery of Art in 1939, as attributed to the Master of San Torpé; deaccessioned in 1957 and returned to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation; gift to North Carolina Museum of Art in 1961, no. GL.60.17.3.  Published in Capi d'Arte appartenenti a S.E. La Duchessa Joséphine Melzi d'Eril-Barbo, Rome, 1901. Lent by her to to Mostra dell'Antica Arte Senese, Siena, April -August 1904, no. 1703, p. 311 of catalogue, as manner of Duccio.
Gift to National Gallery of Art, June 29, 1939
Deaccession by National Gallery of Art, December 05, 1957
Gift to North Carolina Museum of Art, December 09, 1961