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Virgin and Child

Photo: Eduardo Calderon

Virgin and Child

ca. 1325

Master of San Torpè

Italian, active ca. 1290-ca. 1320

Egg tempera and gold on wood
21 1/8 x 14 1/8 in. (53.7 x 35.9 cm)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
Provenance: [Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi (1878-1955), Rome-Florence]; purchased by Samuel H. Kress (1863-1955), New York, June 12, 1935; Seattle Art Museum, since 1952, accessioned 1961
Photo: Eduardo Calderon
Now on view at the Seattle Art Museum


Exhibition HistorySeattle, Wash., Seattle Art Museum, Italian Painting and Sculptures: Samuel H. Kress Collection, June 24-Oct. 5, 1952. Text by William Suida and Sherman Lee. Cat. no. 1, pp. 4, 9, 11.
Published ReferencesSuida, William and Richard Fuller. European Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. Seattle: Seattle Art Museum, 1954; p. 12, reproduced p. 13.

Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools XIII-XV Century. London: Phaidon Press for the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1966; no. K309, pp. 18-19, fig. 38.

Ishikawa, Chiyo. The Samuel H. Kress Collection at the Seattle Art Museum. Seattle: Seattle Art Museum, 1997; fig. 11, pp. 27-28.

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