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Lorenzo Costa
The Miracle of the Catafalque (panel A)

K502A
3530
Italian
c. 1500-06
tempera on panel
Painting
25.7 x 70.8 cm (10-1/8 x 27-7/8 in)
Commissioned, together with main altarpiece depicting the Assumption of the Virgin, ca. 1488-90 by the Canons Regular of the Lateran of San Giovanni in Monte, Bologna, for the Abbey Church of Santa Maria Assunta, Monteveglio, Bologna. Mrs. B. W. Currier, England, by 1894; [1] (Christie's, London, 14 May 1926, no. 54 as Luigi Vivarini); (Dean); Briganti Collection, Rome; (Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878-1955], Rome-Florence); sold to Samuel H. Kress [1863-1955] on 20 October 1937;gift to to National Gallery of Art in 1939; deaccessioned in 1952 and returned to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation; gift to North Carolina Museum of Art in 1961, no. GL.60.17.36. [1] Lent to The New Gallery, London, 1894-1895, no. 6, as The Death of the Virgin (Three Panels).
GL.60.17.36
502A
9543a
395
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