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Christ Blessing (c. 1360)
Christ Blessing (c. 1360)
Public Domain
Artist
Allegretto Nuzi
Artist Dates
born 1316-1320, died 1373/1374
Artist Nationality
Italian
Title
Christ Blessing
Date
c. 1360
Medium
tempera on panel
Dimensions
18.7 x 18.1 cm (7-3/8 x 7-1/8 in)
K Number
K1226
Repository
Bowdoin College Museum of Art
Accession Number
1961.100.4

Provenance

Enrico Marinucci, Rome, 1934. [1] (Count Alessandro Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878-1955] Rome-Florence); sold to Samuel H. Kress [1863-1955] on 1 September 1939; gift to Bowdoin College Museum of Art, no. 1961.100.004. [1]Described and illustrated by Wilhelm Suida, "Italian Primitives in the Marinucci Collection in Rome," Apollo XX (September 1934), p. 122+. t doesn not it appear to be included in a letter dated 1 October 1936 from an Enrico Cappiello, offering pictures on behalf of Marinucci to the director of the Wiliam Rockhill Nelson Gallery (Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, curatorial file for Tanzio da Varallo, 1944.2, copy NGA curatorial records). It is likely that those paintings came from the collection of Marinucci's uncle, Cardinal Pietro Gasparri [1852-1934].