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Saint Mary Magdalen

Artist:
Bartolo di Fredi (Italian, active by 1353–died 1410 Siena)
Former Attribution:
Follower of Lippo Memmi (Italian, Sienese, active mid-14th century)
Former Attribution:
Follower of Barna da Siena (Sienese, active mid-14th century)
Date:
mid-14th century
Medium:
Tempera on wood, gold ground
Dimensions:
Overall, with original side and bottom moldings, 17 x 10 3/4 in. (43.2 x 27.3 cm); painted surface 15 5/8 x 8 3/8 in. (39.7 x 21.3 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.14
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 952
Sir Philip Burne-Jones, London; Duveen Brothers, New York. Acquired by Philip Lehman in 1918.
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F. Mason Perkins. "Nuovi appunti sulla Galleria dell Belle Arti di Siena." La balzana, 2 (1928), p. 148.

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Evelyn Sandberg Vavalà. "Some Partial Reconstructions--I ." The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs, 71 (1937), p. 117 n. 6.

The Lehman Collection. Exh. cat., Cincinnati, 1959, no. 9.

Carlo Volpe. "Precisazioni sul 'Barna' e sul 'Maestro di Palazzo Venezia'." Arte antica e moderna, 10 (April–June 1960), p. 149.

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Victor M. Schmidt. Painted Piety: Panel Paintings for Personal Devotion in Tuscany, 1250–1400. Florence, 2005, pp. 283, 323 n. 7.



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