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Artist Anonymous, Italian School, Abruzzi, active 14th century.
Title The Pietà, the Annunciation and Saints.
Date 14th century.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a painting.
Dimensions/Medium 32 3/4 x 34 1/8 in.
31 7/8 x 17 5/16 in.
31 7/8 x 8 5/8 in.
31 15/16 x 8 9/16 in.
tempera on panel.


Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Abruzzi School (14th century) 703-26a    NON-REQUESTABLE
Provenance (a,b) Don Marcello Massarenti, Rome;
(b) Henry Walters, in 1902, as school of Lorenzo Monaco;.
(b) Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland, acquired with the Massarenti Collection.
Current repository Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, public.
Condition history (a) Damaged by abrasion and accumulations of resinous coatings and grime. Cleaning in revealed paint losses in the central panel along the vertical cracks and the bottom edge; (b) Cleaning in revealed paint losses in the central panel along the vertical cracks and the bottom edge; (a,b) 1954 to 1955.
Attribution history (a) Italian School, Abruzzo - 2nd quarter 15th c. by Federico Zeri, Rome, Italy, 1976, dated to circa 1420 to 1430. Possibly produced by the same workshop as a fresco depicting The Last Judgement in Sta. Maria in Piano, Loreto Aprutino; (d) Anonymous by Frick Art Reference Library, July 1984. For previous attributions see Catalogue of Italian Paintings composed by Federico Zeri, 1976, v.1, p.180-181; (e) Italian School, Abruzzo - 14th c.
Subject (a) The Passion as a complex allegorical. Left, SS. John the Baptist, Augustine Peter and Paul. Right, S. Lucy, Catherine, Ursula and Agnes. At the top the Annunciation, with an inscribed scroll. (b) The Passion as a complex allegorical. Left, SS. John the Baptist, Augustine Peter and Paul. Right, S. Lucy, Catherine, Ursula and Agnes. At the top the Annunciation.
Images Photograph, Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore photograph Purchase, Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, May 7, 1958.
Digital image, GAS6835.tif (image) March 6, 1999.
Inscriptions/Markings (a) Inscription: "EC/CE/AN/NUS./DE/I. E ECCE QUI TOLLIT PECCATA MUNDI".
Exhibitions (b) The International Style, Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., 23 October to 2 December 1962.
Sources (a) Italian Paintings, Federico Zeri, vol.i, Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, 1976, pp.13, 180 to 181, fig.120.
(b) The International Style, Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, 23 October to 2 December 1962, p.6, fig.6.
(c) Frick Art Reference Library, Authority File of Artists.
(d) Frick Art Reference Library, July 1984.
(e) Information from reproduction.
LC subject Anonymous, Italian School, Abruzzi, active 14th century.
Art, Italian.
Other subject New Testament: Life of Christ: Pietà.
Form Italian School.
Paintings (visual works)
Reproductions.
Related corporate bodies Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Abruzzi School (14th century), 14th C.

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