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Possibly Trivolzio Collection, Milan.
With Piero Tozzi Inc., New York.
Acquired by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation for The Los Angeles County Museum (A.5832.47-42), 1947.
An auction of property de-accessioned by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to benefit new acquisitions; Sotheby's, Los Angeles, 21-23 June 1982, lot 161.
Please note this lot was purchased by the Hearst Foundation for the LA County Museum and was not in the Hearst’s personal collection.
SCULPTURE PREVIOUSLY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. AND MRS. WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST
PROPERTY FROM A MONTECITO ESTATE
W.R. Valentiner, Art Quarterly, Winter, 1947.
La Critica d'Arte, no. 27, May 1949, p. 74.
W. R. Valentiner, Gothic and Renaissance Sculpture In the Collection of the Los Angeles County Museum: Catalogue and Guide, Los Angeles, 1951, p. 60, pl. 21.
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We would like to thank Dr. Mary Levkoff, Hearst Castle Museum Director, for her research on the Hearst provenance.