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The Virgin Annunciate

Artist:
Andrea Delitio (Italian, Abruzzo, active ca. 1440–80)
Date:
possibly 1445–50
Medium:
Tempera and gold on wood
Dimensions:
Overall, with engaged frame, 19 1/2 x 12 in. (49.5 x 30.5 cm); painted surface 16 1/8 x 9 1/2 in. (41 x 24.1 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.29
Not on view
Marchese Dragonetti de Torres, Aquila; Grassi, Florence. Acquired by Philip Lehman in 1916. Offered for sale on July 20, 1955, at Sotheby;'s London (no. 42) and repurchased for the Lehman Collection.
Luigi Serra. Aquila Monumentale. Aquila, 1912, pp. 69-70.

Robert Lehman. The Philip Lehman Collection, New York: Paintings. Paris, 1928, Pl. 10.

Raimond van Marle. The Development of the Italian Schools of Painting. Vol. 9, The Hague, 1929, p. 324.

Bernhard Berenson. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance. Oxford, 1932, p. 513.

Bernard Berenson. Pitture italiane del Rinascimento: catalogo dei principali artisti e delle loro opere con un indice dei luoghi. Valori plastici, Milan, 1936, p. 300.

John Pope-Hennessy. Sassetta. London, 1939, p. 184.

Roberto Longhi. "Fatti di Masolino e di Masaccio." Critica d'arte, 5, facs. 25-26 (1940), p. 182 n. 14.

Ferdinando Bologna. "Andrea Delitio." Paragone, 5 (1950), p. 46.

The Lehman Collection. Exh. cat., Cincinnati, 1959, p. 15, no. 27.

Bernard Berenson. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: A List of the Principal Artists and Their Works, with an Index of Places. London, 1963, p. 137.

Carlo Volpe. "Una ricerca su Antonio da Viterbo." Paragone, 253 (1971), p. 46.

Federico Zeri. Italian Paintings in the Walters Art Gallery. Baltimore, 1976, pp. 183-185, pl. 91.

Katharine Baetjer. European Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art by artists born in or before 1865: A summary catalogue. Vol. 1, New York, 1980, p. 168.

John Pope-Hennessy assisted by Laurence B. Kanter in The Robert Lehman Collection. Vol. 1, Italian Paintings. New York, 1987, pp. 200-201, no. 85.

Perri Lee Roberts. Masolino da Panicale. Oxford; New York, 1993, pp. 218-219, no. 89.

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Giovanbattista Benedicenti and Lorenzo Lorenzi. "catalogo delle opere." Andrea Delitio. Florence, 2001, p. 119, no. 5.

Timothy J. Newbery. The Robert Lehman Collection: Frames. Vol. 13, New York, 2007, p. 255, no. 201.



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