Madonna and Child
Type of Object: Painting
Technique: tempera on panel
Measurements: 90,2 x 50,8 cm
Date or Period: 1333 - 1340
Additional Information:

Central part of a poliptych.

Item used to belong to the following collections:
Current location of an object: Sarah Campbell Blaffer Gallery, Houston
Other Relevant Historical Information:

The painting was probably acquired by Gustav Adolf von Ingenheim during his journeys to Italy. Around 1870 the painting was moved to new family residence in Reisewitz. In the 1920s was acquired by A. S. Drey, a dealer from Munich. Since 1946 it was in possession of Duveen Brothers Inc. in New York for several years. In 1964 it was acquired by the Norton Simon Foundation in Los Angeles, CA (then headquartered in Fullerton, California) and offered to the Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena as a long term loan. In 1979 it was purchased by the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Gallery (Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas).

Related Written Material:

Richard Offner, A Critical and Historical Corpus of Florentine painting, p. III, vol. IV: The Fourteenth Century. Bernardo Daddi, his Shop and Following, Florence 1991, p. 346

Authors of this entry:
  • Magdalena Palica
Published on: 05 / 12 / 2009
Project co-financed by Ministry of Labour and Social Policy under Government Project – Civic Benefit Fund.
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