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Altar Shrine with Four Saints

Artist:
Italian (Venetian) Painter , third quarter of 15th century
Date:
ca. 1450–75
Geography:
Made in Venice, Italy
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Oil and gold leaf on wood panel
Dimensions:
Overall (a-cabinet with wings closed): 49 1/4 x 28 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. (125.1 x 72.4 x 26 cm) Overall (with wings open): 49 1/4 x 56 3/4 x 10 1/4 in. (125.1 x 144.1 x 26 cm) Left wing: 49 1/4 x 14 x 1 1/4 in. (125.1 x 35.6 x 3.2 cm) right wing: 49 1/4 x 14 3/8 x 1 1/4 in. (125.1 x 36.5 x 3.2 cm) Virgin and Child: 18 5/16 x 10 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (46.5 x 27.3 x 9.5 cm)
Classification:
Paintings-Panels
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.40
Not on view
Private Collection, Murano; [ Luigi Grassi, Florence (sold 1908)]
Perkins, Lucy Mason. "A Tabernacle of the Muranese School." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, o.s., 3, no. 4 (April 1908). p. 72, ill. p. 75.

Berenson, Bernard. Venetian Painting in America: The Fifteenth Century. London: G. Bell & Sons, 1916. pp. 109–10, fig. 46.

Berenson, Bernard. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: a List of the Principal Artists and Their Works. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1932. p. 71.

Marle, Raimond van. The Development of the Italian Schools of Painting: Volume 17, The Renaissance Painters of Venice. The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1935. p. 387, n. 1.

Berenson, Bernard. Pitture italiane del Rinascimento: catalogo dei principali artisti e delle loro opere con un indice dei luoghi. Valori plastici. Milan: Ulrich Hoepli, 1936. p. 62.

Wehle, Harry B. A Catalogue of Paintings: Volume 1, Catalogue of Italian, Spanish and Byzantine Paintings. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1940. p. 103.

Dussler, Luitpold. Giovanni Bellini. Vienna: Anton Schroll, 1949. p. 71.

Berenson, Bernard. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: Venetian School. Vol. 1. London: Phaidon, 1957. p. 32.

Fredericksen, Burton B., and Federico Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1972. pp. 246, 406, 424, 446, 448, 605.

Baetjer, Katharine. European Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art by artists born in or before 1865: A summary catalogue. Vol. 1. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1980. p. 96.

Baetjer, Katharine. European Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art by artists born in or before 1865: A summary catalogue. Vol. 2. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1980. p. 111.

Baetjer, Katharine. European Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art by artists born in or before 1895: A summary catalogue. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1995. p. 68, ill. p. 67.



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