Madonna and Child
Artist: Unknown Italian (Lombard) Artist Primary
This painting was part of the group of works donated by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation to the Museum of Art, Science and Industry in Bridgeport, CT in 1962. When that museum became the Discovery Museum in the early 1990's, the Kress paintings were transferred to Fairfield University, where they formed the core of what would become the Fairfield University Art Museum.
Fairfield University Art Museum, Fairfield, Connecticut, Out of the Kress Vaults: Women in Sacred Renaissance Painting, September 16-December 17, 2022
(Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878-1955] Rome-Florence); sold to Samuel H. Kress [1863-1955] on 1 September 1939 as Milanese Master; gift 1962 to the Museum of Art, Science and Industry, Bridgeport, CT; gift 2002 to the Bellarmine Museum of Art, Fairfield University [now called Fairfield University Art Museum], no. K578.
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