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File:Raphael - The small Cowper Madonna.jpg


Title Madonna and Child.
English: The Small ‚Cowper‘ Madonna
Italiano: La piccola Madonna ‚Cowper‘
Date circa 1505
Medium oil on panel
Dimensions Height: 59.5 cm (23.4 in). Width: 44 cm (17.3 in).
West Main Floor Gallery 20
Accession number 1942.9.57
Object history Anonymous collection or dealer, Florence, sold c. 1780 to George Clavering-Cowper, 3rd Earl Cowper, 3rd Earl Cowper [1738-1789], Florence; by inheritance to George Augustus Clavering-Cowper, 4th Earl Cowper [d. 1799]; by inheritance to Peter Leopold Louis Francis Nassau Clavering-Cowper, 5th Earl Cowper [d. 1837], Panshanger, Hertford, England; by inheritance to George Augustus Frederick Cowper, 6th Earl Cowper [d. 1856], Panshanger; by inheritance to Francis Thomas De Grey Cowper, 7th Earl Cowper and 7th Baron Lucas [d. 1905], Panshanger and Wrest Park, Bedford, England; by inheritance to his widow, Katrine Cecilia Compton Cowper, Countess Cowper [d. 1913], Panshanger; by inheritance to Lady Ethel Desborough, granddaughter of the 6th Earl, Panshanger; sold 1913 to (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris); sold 1914 to Peter A.B. Widener, Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania; inheritance from Estate of Peter A.B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park; gift 1942 to NGA.
Credit line Widener Collection
References National Gallery of Art


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