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Kress Foundation Paintings from the Birmingham Museum of Art, Part II


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Baptism of Christ, Garofalo (Benvenuto Tisi), 1520 — 1525, Tempera on panel, 40.2cm x 60.3cm



1932 — 1939

Deaccessioned and returned the the Kress Foundation in 1952.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


1961 — Present Day

Kress Foundation #K-214 http://artsbma.org/collection/the-baptism-of-christ/

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


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Madonna and Christ Child with a Bishop Saint, Saint John the Baptist, Saint Michael, and an Unidentified Saint, Goodhart Master, 1310 — 1320, Tempera on panel, 187.9cm x 76.2cm



Unknown — 1941

Previously was in a private collection in Tuscany. No dates or precise location provided.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


1941 — 1961

Sold to Kress as a painting by a contemporary of Duccio.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


1961 — Present Day

Kress Foundation #K-592 http://artsbma.org/collection/madonna-and-christ-child-with-a-bishop-saint-saint-john-the-baptist-saint-michael-and-an-unidentified-saint/

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


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Madonna and Christ Child with Infant Saint John the Baptist and Three Angels, Domenico Ghirlandaio, workshop of, 1485 — 1494, Tempera on panel, 85.1cm x 85.1cm



Unknown — Unknown

Previous owner was William Hekking (The Netherlands, no precise location provided). No dates of ownership provided for either Hekking or Leo Nardus.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


1933 — 1939

Sold to Kress as a painting by Sebastiani Mainardi.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


1939 — 1952

Deaccessioned and returned the the Kress Foundation in 1952.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


1961 — Present Day

Kress Foundation #K-267 http://artsbma.org/collection/madonna-and-christ-child-with-infant-saint-john-the-baptist-and-three-angels/

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


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The Execution of the Four Crowned Martyrs, Niccolò di Pietro Gerini, 1385 — 1390, Tempera on panel, 44.2cm x 39.5cm



Unknown — Unknown

No dates provided.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


1961 — Present Day

Kress Foundation #K-1719 http://artsbma.org/collection/the-execution-of-the-four-crowned-martyrs/

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


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Madonna and Christ Child, Franciabigio, 1520 — 1520, Oil on panel, 67.3cm x 85.1cm



  • Rachel Hofer changed Note #1246 from "Kress Foundation #K-1110 http://artsbma.org/collection/madonna-and-christ-child/" to "Kress Foundation #K-1110 http://artsbma.org/collection/madonna-and-christ-child/ Early 1520s." on 10/27/2017

1937 — 1939

Sold to Kress as a painting by Franciabigio or Bugiardini.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


1939 — 1952

Deaccessioned and returned the the Kress Foundation in 1952.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


1961 — Present Day

Kress Foundation #K-1110 http://artsbma.org/collection/madonna-and-christ-child/ Early 1520s.

by Rachel Hofer 10/27/2017


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St. Anthony Abbot Tempted by Gold, Giovanni di Ser Giovanni Guidi, 1450 — 1450, Tempera on panel, 23.6cm x 24.5cm



1937 — 1961

Sold to Kress as a painting by the Maestro di Fucecchio.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


1961 — Present Day

Kress Foundation #K-1108A http://artsbma.org/collection/saint-anthony-abbot-tempted-by-gold/

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


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San Bernardino of Siena Preaching, Giovanni di Ser Giovanni Guidi, 1450 — 1450, Tempera on panel, 23.6cm x 24.5cm



1937 — 1961

Sold to Kress as a painting by the Maestro di Fucecchio.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


1961 — Present Day

Kress Foundation #K-1108B http://artsbma.org/collection/saint-bernardino-of-siena-preaching/

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


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Madonna and Child, Giovanni Graffione, attributed to, 1490 — 1490, Tempera on panel, 56.4cm x 77.8cm



  • Rachel Hofer changed Note #1267 from "Kress Foundation #K-1083 http://artsbma.org/collection/madonna-and-christ-child-3/ Although the Birmingham Museum of Art lists the artists as the workshop of Agnolo Domenico del Mazziere and Donnino Domenico del Mazziere, the Kress Foundation still attributes this painting to Graffione." to "Kress Foundation #K-1083 http://artsbma.org/collection/madonna-and-christ-child-3/ Although the Birmingham Museum of Art lists the artists as the workshop of Agnolo Domenico del Mazziere and Donnino Domenico del Mazziere, the Kress Foundation still attributes this painting to Graffione. Painted in the 1490s." on 10/27/2017

1891 — Unknown

Dyce loaned the painting to the 1891 Winter Exhibition at the Royal Academy, London. The artist was listed as Ghirlandaio.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


Unknown — Unknown

No dates provided. Sold in an anonymous sale at Christie's London, June 9, 1894. Next owner listed is a "Buttrey." This may be Professor Theodore Buttrey, Keeper of Coins at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


1901 — Unknown

Mann loaned the painting to the International Exhibition in Glasgow, 1901.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


Unknown — 1929

Inherited the painting from James G. Mann. The painting was then sold by Mann executors at Sotheby's London, July 3, 1929.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


1939 — 1952

Deaccessioned and returned the the Kress Foundation in 1952.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


1961 — Present Day

Kress Foundation #K-1083 http://artsbma.org/collection/madonna-and-christ-child-3/ Although the Birmingham Museum of Art lists the artists as the workshop of Agnolo Domenico del Mazziere and Donnino Domenico del Mazziere, the Kress Foundation still attributes this painting to Graffione. Painted in the 1490s.

by Rachel Hofer 10/27/2017


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Landscape with Figures, Alessandro Magnasco and Antonio Francesco Peruzzini, 1700 — 1700, Oil on canvas, 116.4cm x 145.8cm



Unknown — Unknown

No dates provided.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


1937 — 1939

Sold to Kress as a painting by Alessandro Magnasco.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


1939 — 1952

Deaccessioned and returned the the Kress Foundation in 1952.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


1961 — Present Day

Kress Foundation #K-1114 http://artsbma.org/collection/landscape-with-figures/

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


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Madonna and Christ Child with Angels and Saints Mary Magdalene, Francis, Dorothy, and Anthony Abbot, Mariotto di Nardo, 1375 — 1425, Tempera on panel, 43.5cm x 68.1cm



1935 — 1939

Sold to Kress as a painting by Niccolo Gerini.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


1939 — 1952

Deaccessioned and returned the the Kress Foundation in 1952.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


1961 — Present Day

Kress Foundation #K-333 http://artsbma.org/collection/madonna-and-christ-child-with-angels-and-saints-mary-magdalene-francis-dorothy-and-anthony-abbot/

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


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Crucifixion, Allegretto Nuzi, 1365 — 1365, Tempera on panel, 15.7cm x 23.3cm



1934 — 1936

Probably inherited from the collection of Marinucci's uncle, Cardinal Pietro Gasparri (1851-1934).

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


1961 — Present Day

Kress Foundation #K-1197 http://artsbma.org/collection/crucifixion-with-the-virgin-mary-st-john-the-evangelist-and-st-mary-magdalene/

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


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Portrait of a Man, Parmigianino, follower of, 1530 — 1530, Oil on canvas, 73.4cm x 88.0cm



Unknown — Unknown

No dates provided. The painting was later sold through Sotheby's London on May 28, 1936.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


Unknown — Unknown

No dates provided.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


Unknown — Unknown

No dates provided.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


1936 — 1961

Sold to Kress as a painting by Giulio Campi.

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


1961 — Present Day

Kress Foundation #K-1050 http://artsbma.org/collection/man-holding-gloves/

by Rachel Hofer 10/26/2017


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