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Madonna and Child with Saints Francis and Catherine of Siena

Artist:
Matteo di Giovanni di Bartolo (Italian, Siena ca. 1430–1497 Siena)
Date:
about 1476–80
Medium:
Tempera on wood, gold ground
Dimensions:
25 3/4 x 16 7/8 in. (65.4 x 42.9 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.52
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 956
Inscription: Inscribed: (along segmented arch) AVE.MARIS.STELLA.DEI.MAT (Hail, Star of the Sea, Mother of God); (on Madonna's halo) REGINA.CELI.LETARE.ALLELV (Queen of Heaven, rejoice, alleluia)
F. Mason Perkins, Lastra a Signa, 1910; Rita Lydig, New York, before 1913; Lydig sale (W. R. Valentiner, op. cit., April 4, 1913, no. 127, with measurements that include the present frame); bt. Morton Meinhard, New York; Mrs. Morton Meinhard, New York; Meinhard sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, May 4-5, 1951, no. 315. Acquired by Robert Lehman in 1951.
G. F. Hartlaub. Matteo da Siena und seine Zeit. Strasbourg, 1910, pp. 76-77. Pl. VIII.

American Art Association. Illustrated Catalogue of the Rita Lydig Collection of Notable Art Treasures of the Gothic and Renaissance Periods.1913, no. 127.

J[oseph]. A[rcher]. Crowe and G[iovanni]. B[attista]. Cavalcaselle. A History of Painting in Italy: Umbria, Florence and Siena from the Second to the Sixteenth Century. Ed. Tancred Borenius. Vol. 5, Umbrian and Sienese Masters of the Fifteenth Century. London, 1914, p. 184.

Bernhard Berenson. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance. Oxford, 1932, p. 351.

Marialuisa Gengaro. "Matteo di Giovanni." La Diana, 9, nos. 3–4 (1934), p. 163.

Bernard Berenson. Pitture italiane del Rinascimento: catalogo dei principali artisti e delle loro opere con un indice dei luoghi. Valori plastici, Milan, 1936, p. 302.

Raimond van Marle. The Development of the Italian Schools of Painting. Vol. 16, The Hague, 1937, pp. 331-332, no. 184.

The Lehman Collection. Exh. cat., Cincinnati, 1959, p. 16, no. 54.

Gertrude Coor. Neroccio de' Landi, 1447–1500. Princeton, 1961, pp. 123-124.

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. 122.

John Pope-Hennessy assisted by Laurence B. Kanter in The Robert Lehman Collection. Vol. 1, Italian Paintings. New York, 1987, pp. 160-161, no. 68.

Erica Susanna Trimpi. Matteo di Giovanni. PhD diss., Ann Arbor, MI, 1987, pp. 163-164.

Katharine Baetjer. European Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art by Artists Born before 1865: A Summary Catalogue. New York, 1995, p. 61.



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