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Cariani
Portrait of a Gentleman Wearing a Gold Chain

K534
3552
Italian
c. 1525-30
oil on canvas
Painting
77.2 x 80.3 cm (30-3/8 x 31-5/8 in)
Conte del Mayno, Milan, as Titian; Robert Stayner Holford [1808-1892], Westonbirt, Gloucestershire and Dorcester House, London; by inheritance to Sir George Lindsay Holford [1860-1926], Westonbirt, as Romanino?; [2] (Holford sale, Christie's, London, 15 July 1927, no. 91); Modigliani. (Adolfo Werner, Milan), by 1930; Fejer de Buck, Rome. [1] (Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878-1955], Rome-Florence); sold 1938 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York, gift 1939 to the National Gallery of Art; deaccessioned 1952 and returned to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation; gift to North Carolina Museum of Art, no. GL.60.17.44. [1] No information has been located about Fejer de Buck, from whom Contini-Bonacossi acquired two other paintings later sold to Kress (K306, now National Gallery of Art and K197, now Berea College). [2] Lent by Holford to an exhibition of old masters at the Royal Gallery in London, 1895, as Cariani.
GL.60.17.44
534
9875
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