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the Catalogues of 1957 and 1959
European and American Painting and Sculpture
by R. H. Hubbard, Chief Curator
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l Letter to dealer from Dr Ulrich Middeldorf, Kunsthistoriches
2 Sold at Georges Petit, Paris, 5-10 May 1890 (reproduced in
3 B. Berenson, Venetian Painters of the Renaissance, New York, 1894,
p. 103. See also his Italian Pictures of the Renaissance, Oxford,
1932, PI. 138, and Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: Venetian
School, London, 1957, I, p. 62, PI. 604.
4 A signature, formerly on the picture, JACO* VS PALMA F (or P),
which was always questioned and which was partly responsible for
this. See Sir Charles Holmes, "Giorgione Problems at Trafalgar
Square", Burlington Magazine, XLII, 1923, pp. 231-2, PI. iA; W.
G. Constable, Paintings by Italian Masters in the Possession of
William Woodward, Privately printed, Oxford, 1928, pp. 21-3, No.23,
PI. XXIII. See also A. Venturi, Storia dell' Arte Italiana, Milan,
1915, VII, iv, p. 574, PI. 357 (as 'Anonimo belliniano').
5 G. Robertson, Vincenzo Catena, Edinburgh, 1954, pp. 27, 33, 53,
61-3, No. 38, PI. 34.
6 Sir Henry Hoare, Stourhead, Wilts (sale, Christie's, 2 June 1883,
No. 52, as Palma); J. P. Heseltine, London, 1884 (sale, Christie's 18
June 1920, No. 61); W. H. Woodward, London.
7 C. Hofstede de Groot, Catalogue Raisonne of the Most Eminent Dutch
Painters, London, 1908, I, pp. 44-5, No. 122. See also W. Martin,
Zeitschrift für bildende Kunst, 1927-8, p. 333, No. 61; Thieme-Becker,
Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler, Leipzig, 1937, XXXI, p.
511. Former collections: Bellefroid (1882); De Kayser, Breda;
Michotte, Brussels; P. Mersch, Paris (sale, Keller & Reiner,
Berlin, 1 March 1905, No. 104); E. Messerli, Rumligen; Sale, New
York, 22 Jan. 1931, No. 69.
8 Hofstede de Groat, No. 121.
9 Certificates of 1955 and 1957 respectively.
10 Oud-Hooland, LXX, 1955, p. 188, Pl. 8.
11 Netherlands Yearbook for the History of Art, 1960, pp.
12 J. Greig, Sir Henry Raeburn: His Life and Works, London, 1911, p.
13 Edinburgh, National Gallery of Scotland, Raeburn, 1951, No.52;
Edinburgh, National Gallery of Scotland, Raeburn Bicentenary
Exhibition, organized by the Arts Council of Great Britain, 1956,
14 A. Frankenstein, After the Hunt: William Harnett and other
American Still Life Painters, 1870-1900, Berkely and Los Angeles,
1953, p. 169, No. 82.
15 Fine Arts Journal, XXVII, 1912, reprod. p. 464; American Magazine
of Art, XXII, 1931, reprod. p. 441; H. Saint-Gaudens, American
Artist and his Times, New York, 1941, p. 200, PI. 40; J. Walker and
M. James, Great American Paintings from Smibert to Bellows,
1729-1924, London, 1943, PI. 97; Exhibited: Paris, Musée du Jeu de
Paume, Trois siècles d'art aux Etats-Unis, 1938, No. 75, reprod. in
cat., PI. 25; Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, Survey of American
Painting, 1940, No. 219, reprod.
16 In 1958 the Massey Foundation gave paintings by two lesser
painters, Michael Ross and Nigel Newton (not to form part of the
Massey Collection of English Painting) and one by the Swiss
primitive Adolf Dietrich.
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