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The Annunciation

Artist:
Alesso di Benozzo (Italian, Florence, 1473–1528)
Date:
ca. 1480–1500
Medium:
Tempera and gold on wood
Dimensions:
Overall 16 1/4 x 14 5/8 in. (41.3 x 37.1 cm); painted surface 16 x 14 1/8 in. (40.6 x 36 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.77
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 959
Von Bülow (on label on the back: EX LIBRIS BERNHARD ERNST VON BULOW 1851-1879); Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Goodhart, New York, by 1925. Bequeathed to Robert Lehman in 1952.
Bernard Berenson. "I disegni di Alunno di Benozzo." Bolletino d'Arte, 2 (1931), pp. 296, 302, no. 18.

Charles Sterling, ed. Exposition de la collection Lehman de New York. Exh. cat., Musée de l'Orangerie. Paris, 1957, pp. 38-39, no. 47.

The Lehman Collection. Exh. cat., Cincinnati, 1959, p. 18, no. 79.

Gertrude Coor. "The Original Aspect of a Painting of the Pietà in the Art Museum." Record of the Art Museum, Princeton University (1961), p. 20, n. 9.

Bernard Berenson. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: A List of the Principal Artists and Their Works, with an Index of Places. London, 1963, p. 3, no. 903.

Bernard Berenson. Homeless Paintings of the Renaissance. Bloomington, 1969, p. 193, no. 353.

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. 4.

John Pope-Hennessy assisted by Laurence B. Kanter in The Robert Lehman Collection. Vol. 1, Italian Paintings. New York, 1987.

Katharine Baetjer. European Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art by Artists Born before 1865: A Summary Catalogue. New York, 1995, pp. 27, 29, no. 25.

Daniel Arasse. "une histoire de perspective." L’Annonciation italienne. Paris, 1999, pp. 227, 229, 232, no. 21, Pl. 140.



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