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Author/Artist Anonymous, Italian School, Italian-Byzantine, active 13th century.
Title Virgin and Child.
Publisher/Date 13th century.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a painting.
Dimensions/Medium 34 5/8 x 24 in.
panel.
Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Italo-Byzantine School (13th century) 707-8a    AVAILABLE
Provenance (a,c) Chiesa di S. Martino, Velletri, Italy, (a) first altar to right, in a marble tabernacle, (c) from Madonna dell'Orto, Velletri.
Current repository S. Martino, Velletri, Velletri, Italy, public.
Condition history (b) Restored; (c) Very much damaged and repainted; (d) Restored. When the three or four layers of repainting, in tempera and in oil, were carefully removed, only a little of the original color was found, circa 1951.
Attribution history (a) Attributed to Master of S. Luca by Touring Club Italia, 1935. Traditional attributed to him, but is an attribution without foundation; (b) Italian School, Byzantine - 13th c. by U. Gnoli, 1928; (c) Attributed to Italian School, Roman - 4th quarter 13th c. by Garrison, 1949; (d) Anonymous - 13th c. by G. Urbani, 1951. Latium-Campania school.
Images Photograph, Istituto Nazionale Luce, Rome 4816 Purchase Gnoli 0/0/1928
Photograph, Istituto Centrale del Restauro, Rome 808 Purchase L.D. Tolnay 12/3/1952 (before restoration)
Photograph, Istituto Centrale del Restauro, Rome 5097 Purchase L.D. Tolnay 12/3/1952 (after restoration)
Digital image, 8004.tif photograph 3/6/1999
Digital image, 8004a.tif photograph 3/6/1999
Digital image, 8004b.tif photograph 3/6/1999
Sources (a) Touring Club Italia, Lazio, 1935, p.372 (map following p.304).
(b) Gnoli, annotation on reverse of Luce photograph, circa 1928.
(c) Garrison, Italian Romanesque Panel Painting, 1949, p.66, fig.129.
(d) G. Urbani, Bollettino dell'Istituto Centrale del Restauro, 1951, pp.25, 27, 28, 30 and 31, figs.2, 4a, 4b, 7 and 8.
(e) A. Gabrielli, Illustrazioni Storico-Artistiche di Velletri, p.48.
LC subject Anonymous, Italian School, Italian-Byzantine, active 13th century.
Art, Italian.
Other subject The Virgin: Madonna and Child.
Genre/Form Italian School.
Paintings (visual works)
Reproductions.
Related corporate bodies S. Martino, Velletri.
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Italo-Byzantine School (13th century), 13th C.

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