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Saint Anne with the Virgin and Child

Date:
1473 or 1483
Geography:
Made in Aragon, Spain
Culture:
Spanish
Medium:
Oil and gold on wood (pine?)
Dimensions:
Overall: 184 x 133 in. (467.4 x 337.8 cm)
Classification:
Paintings-Panels
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Herbert Shipman in memory of her father and mother, Edson and Julia Wentworth Bradley, 1938
Accession Number:
38.141a-o
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed and dated: (on cross inri; (below predella, in raised gold letters): SA[B?]EMO A[N] FECHO FAZER LOS MUY ONRADOS MOSE[N] MIGUEL ARMISE[N] IATON INCET ENEL ANYO DEMIL CCCC[L]XX[X?]III (The most honorable Mosén Miguel Armisén and Atón Incet have caused this to be made in the year 1473 [1483?])
Said to be from a monastery in Teruel, Spain.; Guido and Ercole Sestieri, Rome (1907-1908) ; Edson and Julia Wentworth Bradley, Washington, DC (by 1911/12) ; Mrs. Herbert Shipman, Newport, RI (until 1938)
Salinger, Margaretta. "A New Spanish Retable at the Cloisters." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, o.s., 34, no. 7 (July 1939). pp. 174–77.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Seventieth Annual Report of the Trustees for 1939." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 70 (1940). p. 23.

Wehle, Harry B. A Catalogue of Paintings: Volume 1, Catalogue of Italian, Spanish and Byzantine Paintings. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1940. pp. 220–21.

Post, Chandler Rathfon. A History of Spanish Painting: The Aragonese School in the Late Middle Ages. Vol. 8, pt. 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1941. pp. 184–85, 188, 190, 194, 196, 199, 205, fig. 81–82.

Gudiol Ricart, José. Pintura gótica. Ars Hispaniae, Vol. 9. Madrid: Editorial Plus-Ultra, 1955. p. 310.

Gaya Nuño, Juan Antonio. La Pintura Española Fuera de España. Madrid: Espasa-Calpe, 1958. no. 276.

Rorimer, James J. The Cloisters: The Building and the Collection of Medieval Art in Fort Tryon Park. 3rd revised ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1963. pp. 198–99, ill. p. 195.

Sebastián, Santiago. "¿Pertenecio a Teruel el Retablo de Santa Ana, del Maestro de Armisén?." Teruel 39 rev (1968). pp. 125–28, fig. 1.

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. 194.

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. 177.

Bauman, Guy C. "A Rosary Picture with a View of the Park of the Ducal Palace in Brussels, Possibly by Goswijn van der Weyden." Metropolitan Museum Journal 24 (1989). p. 140, fig. 3.

Sobré, Judith Berg. Behind the Altar Table: The Development of the Painted Retable in Spain, 1350–1500. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1989. pp. 103–5, 181–82, fig. 59 and 123.

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. pp. 150-51.

Maurer, Gudrun. Spanish Paintings. Stockholm: Nationalmuseum, 2001. p. 96.



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