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Pesellino and Workshop
Seven Virtues

K541
3559
Italian
about 1450
tempera on panel
Painting
41.5 x 147 cm (16-3/8 x 57-7/8 in)
Domenico di Michelino, 1417-1491
Giuseppe Toscanelli [1828-1891], Pisa; (his sale, Sambon, Florence, 9-23 April 1883, no. 61). Ludwig Wittgenstein, Vienna, by 1898 through at least 1928. [1] (Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878-1955], Rome-Florence); sold to Samuel H. Kress [1863-1955] on 16 September 1938 as Domenico di Michelino; gift to the National Gallery of Art in 1939; deaccessioned in 1952 and returned to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation; gift to Birmingham Museum of Arts in 1961, no. 61.102. [1] Mentioned in Weisbach, "Exposition de l'art de la Renaissance de collections privées à Berlin," Gazette des Beaux-Arts XX, 1898, p. 158 and again in Raimond van Marle, The Development of the Italian Schools of Painting, vol. X, 1928, p. 504 n. I.
1961.102
541
9882
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