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Raphael
Bindo Altoviti

K1239
390
Italian
c. 1515
oil on panel
Painting
59.7 x 43.8 cm (23 1/2 x 17 1/4 in)
Commissioned by the sitter, then by inheritance in the Altoviti family, Rome and later Florence; [1] sold November 1808 via Johann Metzger to Ludwig I, King of Bavaria [1786-1868]; presented to the Alte Pinakothek, Munich; traded September 1938 to (Thos. Agnew and Sons, Ltd., London); [2] sold October 1938 to (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris); [3] sold 1940 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1943 to NGA. [1] The complete provenance of this painting is described in David Alan Brown and Jane Van Nimmen, Raphael & the Beautiful Banker, New Haven and London, 2005. [2] Regarding deaccessions from the Pinakothek, see also Jonathan Petropoulos, The Faustian Bargain, Oxford, 2000: 31+. [3] The painting is listed in the General Stock Book of Duveen Brothers that covers the period 1 June 1937 to April 1941 (copy in NGA curatorial files; Duveen Brothers Records, Accession No. 960015, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, Reel 66, Box 186).
1943.4.33
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