Portrait of a Gentleman Wearing a Gold Chain
oil on canvas
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?;  (Holford sale, Christie's, London, 15 July 1927, no. 91); Modigliani. (Adolfo Werner, Milan), by 1930; Fejer de Buck, Rome.  (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.  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).  Lent by Holford to an exhibition of old masters at the Royal Gallery in London, 1895, as Cariani.
Gift to National Gallery of Art, June 29, 1939
Deaccession by National Gallery of Art, October 15, 1952
Gift to North Carolina Museum of Art, December 09, 1961