Andrea del Sarto - Charity

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 193


Provenance

Commissioned by Giambattista della Palla, agent for the King of France, who was apparently imprisoned before the painting was completed
the widow of Andrea del Sarto (died 1530)
Domenico Conti, Florence, by 1550
Niccolò Antinori, Florence, by 1550 until at least 1568
Bastiano Antinori, Florence, by 1584
Prince Rospigliosi, Rome
in 1827 to John Proctor Anderdon, London and Farley Hall, Berkshire, England
Anderdon sale, Christie's, London, 15 May 1847, nr. 34, bought in
Anderdon sale, Christie's, London, 24 May 1851, nr. 66, bought in
anonymous sale, London, 1856, bought in
possibly P. Hinds, in 1859
anonymous sale, London, 1860
possibly purchased by Ripp
Hugh Andrew Johnstone Munro of Novar (died 1865), London and Novar, Highland, Scotland
Munro sale, Christie's, London, 1 June 1878, nr. 101
purchased by Permain
presumably Thomas Humphrey Ward (1845-1926), Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
with David M. Koetser Gallery, New York, London, and Zurich
sold 1954 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York
gift 1957 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1957.14.5

Other works by Andrea del Sarto


Andrea del Sarto The Madonna and Child, Saint Elizabeth and John the Baptist
The Madonna and Child, Saint Elizabeth and John the Baptist
c. 1513

Andrea del Sarto Sacrifice of Isaac
Sacrifice of Isaac
late 1520's

Andrea del Sarto Lucrecia di Baccio del Fede, Wife of the Painter
Lucrecia di Baccio del Fede, Wife of the Painter

Andrea del Sarto Portrait of a Young Man
Portrait of a Young Man
c. 1517-18

Andrea del Sarto
Charity
shortly before 1530
120 x 92.7 cm
Oil on wood
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Samuel H. Kress Collection