About 1911, Anna Barberini Colonna (b. 1840 - d. 1911), Tagliacozzo, Abruzzo, Italy [see note 1]; by descent within the family and, about 1958, sold by the Corsini family to Luigi Albrighi, Florence [see note 2]; 1959, sold by Albrighi to the MFA for $6000. (Accession Date: March 12, 1959) NOTES:  Anna Barberini Colonna was the wife of Tommaso Corsini (b. 1835 - d. 1919). A painting in her inventory (about 1911, no. 202), described as a vessel of fruit measuring 60 x 72 cm., is noted to have come from the Barberini collection. This may be the MFA painting.  According to correspondence from Albrighi to the MFA (see letter of August 20, 1964). The painting was accessioned as a work by an unknown Italian painter of the 17th century.
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