15th C. Paintings

Priamo della Quercia (attributed to)
(Italian, active 1438 - after 1467)

Scene From a Novella (cassone panel)
early 1440s
K 269
Tempera and tooled gold on panel
17 x 18 1/4 inches (43.2 x 46.4 cm)

Provenance:
Vatican, Rome; (Giulio Sterbini [d. 1911], Rome),
(Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878-1955],
Rome-Florence); sold to Samuel H. Kress [1863-1955]
on 28 June 1933 as Andrea di Giusto; gift 1939 to the
National Gallery of Art; deaccessioned in 1952 and returned
to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation; gift 1962 to the
Museum of Art, Science and Industry
(now "The Discovery Museum"), Bridgeport, CT;
gift 2002 to the Bellarmine Museum of Art.

Exhibited:
San Francisco, CA., "Italian Paintings lent by
Mr. Samuel H. Kress", Jan. 1934-June 1935
(continuing exhibition to Charlotte, NC, p. 15,
as by Andrea di Giusto)
Washington, DC, National Gallery of Art,
1941-53

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Anonymous Lombard Painter
Madonna and Child
c. 1475-1500
K 578
Emulsified tempera on wood
11 1/2 x 8 7/8 inches (29.2 x 22.5 cm)

Provenance:
(Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878-1955] Rome-Florence);
sold to Samuel H. Kress 1 September 1939 as Milanese Master;
gift 1962 to the Museum of Art, Science and Industry
(now "The Discovery Museum"), Bridgeport, CT;
gift 2002 to the Bellarmine Museum of Art.

Exhibited:
Staten Island, NY, Institute of Arts and Sciences,
December 1955, as by Bergonone
Washington, DC, National Gallery of Art, 1956

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