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Artist Anonymous, Italian School, Umbrian, active 16th century.
Title Two Scenes from the Life of St. Nicholas of Tolentino.
Date c.1500-1530.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a painting.
Dimensions/Medium 10 1/2 x 20 3/8 in.
11 1/2 x 21 1/4 in.
26.7 x 51.8 cm.
29.2 x 54 cm.
tempera on panel.


Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Umbrian School (16th century) 711g    NON-REQUESTABLE
Provenance (a) Presumably predella panels of the altarpiece which Raphael was commissioned to do in 1500 for Sant'Agostino in Città di Castello;
(a and g) one of these panels (the miracle of the birds) was with Alessandro, Contini, dealer, Florence and Rome;
(a and g) and purchased in 1925 from the Elizabeth Champe Fund by the Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit (25.146);
(a and g) the other panel (the saint rescuing a drowning boy) was in the Alphonse Kann collection, Paris;
(a and g) and Sale, American Art Association, New York, Alphonse Kann Collection, January 7, 1927, lot 35
(a and g) and Ralph H. Booth, Detroit;
(a and g) his gift in 1927 to the Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit (27.10).
Current repository Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan, United States, 25.146 and 27.10, public.
Sourced updates Date: (g) c. 1500-1530. Medium: (g) Tempera on panel. (g) 10 1/2 x 20 3/8 in. and 11 1/2 x 21 1/4 in. (26.7 x 51.8 cm and 29.2 x 54 cm).
Attribution history (d) Italian School, Umbrian - 16th c. by Frick Art Reference Library, New York, July 1966. Compare with the third panel belonging to the predella of the altarpiece of Città di Castello, "Scene from the Life of Saint Nicholas of Tolentino,"in the collection of R. Schiff, Pisa; (c) Italian School, Umbrian - 1st quarter 16th c. by Federico Zeri, Rome, Italy, 1964.
Subject (a) The panel shows the Saint restoring to life two partridges in a dish offered him by his fellow friars while he was ill.
Images Publication, Detroit, Detroit Institute of Arts. Paintings and Sculptures Illustrated [cat.]. 1937, p.69.
Publication, Detroit, Detroit Institute of Arts. Paintings and Sculptures Illustrated [cat.]. 1937, p.69.
Digital image, GAS12480.tif (image) March 6, 1999.
Sources (a) Catalogue of Paintings in the Permanent Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts, 1930, pp.175 to 176.
(b) Painting and Sculptures illustrated, caption of reproduction, Institute of Arts, Detroit, 1937, p.69.
(c) Verbally, Federico Zeri, 9 December 1964 (at the Frick Art Reference Library).
(d) Frick Art Reference Library, July 1966.
(e) Valentiner, Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts, vol.vii, December 1925.
(f) Valentiner, Festschrift für Max J. Friedlander, Leipzig, Germany, 1927, p.244.
(g) Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Website, May 2011.
LC subject Anonymous, Italian School, Umbrian, active 16th century.
Art, Italian.
Other subject Book illustrations, dramatizations, representations of legends, etc.
Form Italian School.
Paintings (visual works)
Reproductions.
Related corporate bodies Detroit Institute of Arts.
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Umbrian School (16th century), 16th C.

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