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Saint Ambrose

Artist:
Giovanni di Paolo (Giovanni di Paolo di Grazia) (Italian, Siena 1398–1482 Siena)
Date:
1465–70
Medium:
Tempera on wood, gold ground
Dimensions:
23 7/8 x 14 1/2 in. (60.6 x 36.8 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.30
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 956
William Graham; lady Horner, Mells Park, Frome, Somerset (perhaps identical with lot 4 in the Horner sale, Christie's, London, July 11, 1919: "Crivelli: Two Bishops in a shaped panel. On panel-23 1/2 in. by 14 in. each. Exhibited at Burlington House, 1879." Bt. Moore); Durlacher, New York; Henry Ickelheimer, New York, before 1921; Pauline Ickelheimer, New York. Acquired by Robert Lehman in 1941.
Bernhard Berenson. The Central Italian Painters of the Renaissance. 2nd ed., rev. and enl. New York, 1909.

F. Mason Perkins. "Some Sienese Paintings in American Collections: Part Four." Art in America, 9 (February 1921), p. 46.

Icilio Federico Ioni. Affairs of a painter. London, 1936, pp. 333-334.

John Pope-Hennessy. Giovanni di Paolo, 1403–1483. London, 1937, p. 125.

The Lehman Collection. Exh. cat., Cincinnati, 1959, no. 30.

Bernard Berenson. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: Central Italian and North Italian Schools. Vol. 1, London, 1968, p. 178, Pl. 598.

George Szabó. The Robert Lehman Collection: A Guide. New York, 1975, p. 15, pl. 23.

John Pope-Hennessy assisted by Laurence B. Kanter in The Robert Lehman Collection. Vol. 1, Italian Paintings. New York, 1987, pp. 136-137, no. 56.

John Pope-Hennessy. "Giovanni di Paolo." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 46 (Fall 1988), pp. 33-34, no. 40.

Katharine Baetjer. European Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art by Artists Born before 1865: A Summary Catalogue. New York, 1995, p. 56.



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