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The Exultation of Saint Nicholas of Tolentino

Artist:
Giovanni di Paolo (Giovanni di Paolo di Grazia) (Italian, Siena 1398–1482 Siena)
Date:
ca. 1450
Medium:
Tempera on wood, gold ground
Dimensions:
Overall, with engaged frame, 19 1/8 x 14 1/4 in. (48.6 x 36.2 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.35
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 956
Marking: Written across the bottom at the back: S. Nicolaus a Tolentino
Export stamp of the dogana of Florence, no. 6, 31 marzo 1928; Edward Hutton, London. Acquired by Robert Lehman in 1929.
John Pope-Hennessy. Giovanni di Paolo, 1403–1483. London, 1937, pp. 78, 108.

Cesare Brandi. Giovanni di Paolo. Florence, 1947, p. 121.

The Lehman Collection. Exh. cat., Cincinnati, 1959, no. 36.

Bernard Berenson. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: Central Italian and North Italian Schools. Vol. 1, London, 1968, p. 179.

John Pope-Hennessy assisted by Laurence B. Kanter in The Robert Lehman Collection. Vol. 1, Italian Paintings. New York, 1987, pp. 140-141, no. 58.

Katharine Baetjer. European Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art by Artists Born before 1865: A Summary Catalogue. New York, 1995, p. 53.



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