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Artist Anonymous, Italian School, Florentine, active 15th century.
Title Virgin and Child.
Date c. 1485.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a painting.
Dimensions/Medium 34 1/4 x 23 5/8 in.
87 x 60 cm.

Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Florentine School (15th century) 707-8o    NON-REQUESTABLE
Provenance (a) Acquired in Germany in 1926 by Arnold Seligmann, Rey and Co., New York (offered in April 1927 to Ernst Rosenfeld, New York, not purchased by him).
Current repository unlocated.
Color notes (b) Red and white roses on a blue ground. Virgin in a red dress, and blue mantle with green collar.
Attribution history (a) Fiorentino by Arnold Seligmann, 7 April 1927. Given by Bode to the same artist, and by Gronau to the group associated under that name by Berenson. von Hadeln calls the picture "very near to Ghirlandajo, perehaps by the master himself"; (c) Italian School, Florentine - 4th quarter 15th c. by Richard Offner, 1927, dated to circa 1485.
Related works (d) This composition is a version of a Madonna in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, of which many versions are found in the Florentine School (15th century).
Images Photograph, Dana B. Merrill, New York Gift Arnold Seligmann, Rey and Co., New York 9/9/1927
Digital image, 298.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Sources (a) Arnold Selingmann, Rey and Co., letter, 7 April 1927
(b) Frick Art Reference Library, 1927.
(c) Verbally, Richard Offner, 1927.
(d) Frick Art Reference Library, 1946.
(e) Verbally, C. Gould, secretary to Mr. Rosenfeld's daughter, Mrs. Arthur Stein, at the Frick Art Reference Library, 22 October 1948.
LC subject Anonymous, Italian School, Florentine, active 15th century.
Art, Italian.
Other subject The Virgin: Madonna and Child.
Form Italian School.
Paintings (visual works)
Other author Pier Francesco Fiorentino, active approximately 1470-1500.
Pier Francesco Fiorentino, active approximately 1470-1500, circle of.
Ghirlandaio, Davide, 1452-1525, attributed to.
Related corporate bodies Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Florentine School (15th century), 15th C.

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