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Italian Paintings: A Catalogue of the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Vol. 3, Sienese and Central Italian Schools

Italian Paintings: A Catalogue of the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Vol. 3, Sienese and Central Italian Schools

Zeri, Federico, with the assistance of Elizabeth E. Gardner
1986
220 pages
112 illustrations
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There are now over 400 Italian paintings in the Metropolitan Museum, some 150 of them acquired in the more than thirty years since the Museum first published a catalogue of its Italian works. The first volume of a greatly enlarged and extensively revised catalogue, the Florentine School, was published in 1971. The second volume on the Venetian School appeared in 1973. This volume on the Sienese and Central Italian Schools will be followed by a fourth volume on the schools of North Italy.

In the present book the paintings are arranged in alphabetical order by artist, and, within the artist, in order of accession number. A brief biography of each artist is given, and every painting in the catalogue is illustrated, some with details.

The author is an internationally known authority in the field of Italian paintings. His collaborator is Curator of European Paintings in the Museum.

The Crucifixion, Andrea di Bartolo  Italian, Tempera on wood, gold ground
The Nativity, Antoniazzo Romano (Antonio di Benedetto Aquilio)  Italian, Tempera on wood
1480s
Madonna and Child, Antoniazzo Romano (Antonio di Benedetto Aquilio)  Italian, Tempera on wood, gold ground
Madonna and Child with Saints Jerome and Francis, Italian (Umbrian) Painter  Italian, Tempera on wood
The Adoration of the Shepherds, Bartolo di Fredi  Italian, Tempera on poplar, gilding, Italian
1374
A Parallel of the Ancient Architecture with the Modern with Leon Battista Alberti's Treatise on Statues, Roland Fréart Sieur de Chambray  French, Illustrations: etching and engraving
Multiple artists/makers
1733
The Betrayal of Christ, Bartolomeo di Tommaso  Italian, Tempera on wood
ca. 1445–50
The Lamentation and the Entombment, Bartolomeo di Tommaso  Italian, Tempera on wood, gold ground
ca. 1445–50
The Legend of Cloelia, Guidoccio di Giovanni Cozzarelli  Italian, Tempera and gold on wood
ca. 1480
Goddess of Chaste Love, Francesco di Giorgio Martini  Italian, Tempera and gold on wood
1468–75
The Nativity, Francesco di Giorgio Martini  Italian, Tempera on wood
Saint Paul, Niccolò di Buonaccorso  Italian, Tempera on wood, gold ground
The Nativity, Bernardino Fungai  Italian, Oil and gold on wood
probably after 1500
Multiple artists/makers
1761
Madonna and Child with Angels, Gentile da Fabriano (Gentile di Niccolò di Giovanni di Massio)  Italian, Tempera on wood, traces of gold ground
Saint John the Evangelist Raises Satheus to Life, Francescuccio Ghissi (Francesco di Cecco Ghissi)  Italian, Tempera on wood, gold ground
ca. 1370
Saint John the Evangelist with Acteus and Eugenius, Francescuccio Ghissi (Francesco di Cecco Ghissi)  Italian, Tempera on wood, gold ground
ca. 1370
Saint John the Evangelist Causes a Pagan Temple to Collapse, Francescuccio Ghissi (Francesco di Cecco Ghissi)  Italian, Tempera on wood, gold ground
ca. 1370
Saints Matthew and Francis, Giovanni di Paolo (Giovanni di Paolo di Grazia)  Italian, Tempera on wood, gold ground
ca. 1435
Paradise, Giovanni di Paolo (Giovanni di Paolo di Grazia)  Italian, Tempera and gold on canvas, transferred from wood
1445
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