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Allegorical Figure of Faith

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Provenance

By 1929, Casa d'Arte Volterra, Florence [see note 1]. By 1930, Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi (b. 1878 - d. 1955), Rome; May 26, 1930, sold by Contini-Bonacossi to Mrs.Edward Jackson Holmes (Mary Stacy Beaman) (b. 1875), Boston; 1964, bequest of Holmes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1964) NOTES: [1] Adolfo Venturi, "Storia dell'arte italiana," vol. 9, "La pittura del Cinquecento," part 4 (Milan: Hoepli, 1929), fig. 588, published it as belonging to the Casa d'Arte Volterra.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

Dimensions

55.5 x 31.8 cm (21 7/8 x 12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

64.2083

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Europe

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