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Madonna and Child with the Young Saint John the Baptist

Artist:
Cosimo Rosselli (Italian, Florence 1440–1507 Florence)
Date:
ca. 1490
Medium:
Tempera, oil, and gold on wood
Dimensions:
Overall 17 7/8 x 14 1/8 in. (45.4 x 35.9 cm); painted surface 17 1/4 x 13 1/2 in. (43.8 x 34.3 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.73
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 959
R. Langton Douglas, London. Acquired by Philip Lehman before 1928
Robert Lehman. The Philip Lehman Collection, New York: Paintings. Paris, 1928, Pl. 12.

Bernhard Berenson. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance. Oxford, 1932, p. 492.

Bernard Berenson. Pitture italiane del Rinascimento: catalogo dei principali artisti e delle loro opere con un indice dei luoghi. Valori plastici, Milan, 1936, p. 423.

The Lehman Collection. Exh. cat., Cincinnati, 1959, p. 17, no. 77.

Bernard Berenson. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: A List of the Principal Artists and Their Works, with an Index of Places. London, 1963, p. 191.

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. 159.

John Pope-Hennessy assisted by Laurence B. Kanter in The Robert Lehman Collection. Vol. 1, Italian Paintings. New York, 1987, pp. 184-185, no. 78.

Katharine Baetjer. European Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art by Artists Born before 1865: A Summary Catalogue. New York, 1995, pp. 23-24.

Leo Steinberg. The Sexuality of Christ in Renaissance Art and in Modern Oblivion. 2nd revised ed. [first ed. 1983]. Chicago, 1996, pp. 72-73, no. 75.

Edith Gabrielli. "L'impresa Sistina e l'ultima 'maniera' di Cosimo Rosselli." Sisto IV: le arti a Roma nel primo rinascimento. Ed. Fabio Benzi with the collaboration of Claudio Crescentini. Rome, 2000, pp. 209, 219 n. 76.

Arthur R. Blumenthal in Cosimo Rosselli: Painter of the Sistine Chapel. Exh. cat., George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Fine Arts Museum. Winter Park, Fla., 2001, pp. 126-129, 251, no. 11.

Edith Gabrielli. Cosimo Rosselli: catalogo ragionato. Turin, 2007, pp. 196-197, no. 60.



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