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  • Title: Madonna and Child
  • Creator: Pietro Perugino
  • Date Created: c. 1500
  • Physical Dimensions: overall: 70.2 x 50 cm (27 5/8 x 19 11/16 in.) framed: 88.9 x 69.9 x 8.3 cm (35 x 27 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.)
  • Provenance: Possibly Marchesi of Villafranca, Italy. Marquès de la Romana, Madrid; by bequest to Marquès de Villamayor, Madrid; purchased by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York).[1] Clarence H. Mackay [1874-1938], Roslyn, New York, by 1926;[2] sold 1936 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[3] gift 1939 to NGA. [1] The early provenance is according to a statement by the Marchesa de Villamayor (copy in NGA curatorial files). [2] Wilhelm R. Valentiner, _Clarence H. Mackay Collection. Italian Schools_, New York, 1926: no. 8. [3] Fern Rusk Shapley, _Catalogue of the Italian Paintings_, 2 vols., Washington, D.C., 1979: 1:362-363. See also The Kress Collection Digital Archive, https://kress.nga.gov/Detail/objects/1325.
  • Medium: oil on poplar panel

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