Start Over Export MARC Display Another Search

Artist Anonymous, Italian School, Lombard, active 16th century, attributed to.
Title Madonna of Mercy, with Saints.
Date 16th century.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a painting.
Dimensions/Medium 82 1/4 x 50 in.

Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Lombard School (16th century) 707-7b    NON-REQUESTABLE
Provenance (a) Monastero dei Cappuccini, Parma, Italy, to 1868, where it was placed over a door;
(a,b) brought to the Pinacoteca, Parma, in 1868, in the rearrangement of the gallery in 1893-1894, in was placed above a door (that leading to the "Parmigianino and Correggio rooms").
Current repository Galleria Nazionale, Parma, Italy, public.
Condition history (a) Unfortunately the coats-of-arms on the shields, still in place on either side of these panels, were painted out and replaced by "burning hearts" as a pius symbol.
Attribution history (c) Attributed to Italian School, Lombard - 16th c. by Frick Art Reference Library, August 1933; (a) Italian School, Cremonese - 15th c. by Ricci, 1896. From the middle of this century on; (d) Follower of Bonifacio Bembo by Quintavalle, 1939.
Subject (a) Madonna sheltering devotees under her outspread mantle. in a predella below are panels of SS. Lucy, Catherine, and Apollonia.
Images Photograph, Alinari, Florence 15490 Purchase Alinari, Florence
Digital image, GAS8403.tif (image) March 6, 1999
Sources (a) La R. Pinacoteca di Parma, Ricci, 1896, pp.35 to 36, fig.450.
(b) Sign under the picture, as shown in Alinari photograph.
(c) Frick Art Reference Library, August 1933.
(d) Parma Gallery, Quintavalle, 1939, pp.193 to 194, fig.450.
LC subject Anonymous, Italian School, Lombard, active 16th century.
Art, Italian.
Other subject The Virgin: Madonna without the Child.
Form Italian School.
Paintings (visual works)
Other author Anonymous, Italian School, Cremonese, active 15th century, former attribution.
Bembo, Bonifacio, follower of, former attribution.
Related corporate bodies Galleria Nazionale.
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Lombard School (16th century), 16th C., attributed to.

Records are frequently revised and enhanced. To provide additional information, complete our record update form.

Permanent link to this page:

Frick Art Reference Library

10 East 71st Street
New York, NY 10021

Frequently Asked Questions

Ask a Question
Request an Interlibrary Loan

Digital Collections
Research Guides
WW II Provenance Bibliography
New Acquisitions