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Italian 17th Century
Giovanni da Verrazzano

K2131
924
Italian
17th century
marble
Sculpture
with base: 88.6 x 68.9 x 33.6 cm (34 7/8 x 27 1/8 x 13 1/4 in)
The Verrazzano family, Florence; the Vai family, Florence. The Ridolfi family, Florence. G. Sonnino, New York. Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi [1878-1955], Florence. (Mario Modestini, New York); [1] sold 1956 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1961 to NGA. [2] [1] See letter written by J.Carter Brown dated 38 March 1967. In addition, a letter written by F.B.Adams Jr. states that Modestini sold to Kress and was acting on the behalf of someone in Rome. [2] Provenance according to Ulrich Middeldorf, Complete Catalogue of the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Sculptures XIV-XIX Century, 1976, p. 72.
1961.9.105
2131
A-1665
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