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Virgin and Child with Angels

Virgin and Child with Angels

after 1460
(Italian, 1419–1491)
Framed: 109.8 x 110.2 x 15 cm (43 1/4 x 43 3/8 x 5 7/8 in.); Unframed: 64 x 45.5 cm (25 3/16 x 17 15/16 in.)

Did You Know?

The removal of a thick coat of soiled and discolored varnish in 1943 gave this painting new life.

Description

Neri de Bicci was a prolific painter of mainly religious themes, active principally in Florence as a panel painter. His grandfather, Lorenzo di Bicci was also a painter in Florence. His journals from the years 1453–75, including the rates of payment for his work, are still preserved in the library of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence.
  • -1884
    James Jackson Jarves (1818–1888)
    1884-1916
    Mrs. Liberty E. Holden (1833-1913), Cleveland, OH
    1916-
    The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
  • Hollenden Gallery, James Jackson Jarves, and Liberty Emery Holden. Handbook for Visitors to the Hollenden Gallery of Masters: Exhibited at the Boston Foreign Art Exhibition in 1883-4. [Place of publication not identified]: [J.J. Jarves], 1883. Cat. no. 9
    Berenson, Mary Logan, "Dipinti Italiana in Cleveland," Rassegna d'arte VII, no. I (January 1907). p. 2
    Thieme, Ulrich, Felix Becker, Fred. C. Willis, and Hans Vollmer. Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart. Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 1907. 606
    Burroughs, Bryson. “Early Italian Paintings: Lent by Mrs. Liberty Emery Holden.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 7, no. 10 (1912). Cat no. 3 p. 175 www.jstor.org
    Rubinstein-Bloch, Stella. Catalogue of a Collection of Paintings, Etc. Presented by Mrs. Liberty E. Holden to the Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1917. Mentioned: p. 13-14, cat. no. 4; Reproduced: p. 50, No. 4 archive.org
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    Marle, Raimond van, and Charlotte van Marle. The Development of the Italian Schools of Painting. The Hague: M. Nijhoff, 1923. 542, 545
    Berenson, Bernard. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: A List of the Principal Artists and Their Works, with an Index of Places. 1932. p. 386
    Berenson, Bernard. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: A List of the Principal Artists and Their Works, with an Index of Places : Florentine School. London: Phaidon Press, 1963. p. 153
    Cleveland Museum of Art. Catalogue of Paintings. Pt. 1. European Paintings before 1500. Cleveland: Cleveland Museum of Art, 1974. Reproduced: fig. 16, p. 44 - 46
    American Exhibition of Foreign Products, Arts & Manufactures. Art Department. [BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS]: [BOSTON. FOREIGN ART EXHIBITION, 1883], 1883. cat. 443
  • Inaugural Exhibition. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (co-organizer) (June 6-September 20, 1916).
    The Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition: The Official Art Exhibit of the Great Lakes Exposition. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (June 26-October 4, 1936).
    American Exhibition of Foreign Products, Arts and Manufacturers, Boston, MA (1883).
    Loan Exhibition of the Holden Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY (1912).
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