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Virgin and Child Adored by Saints Mary Magdalene and Nicolas of Bari;  Christ Crucified with the Virgin and Saint John the Evangelist

Virgin and Child Adored by Saints Mary Magdalene and Nicolas of Bari; Christ Crucified with the Virgin and Saint John the Evangelist

1400s
(Italian, 1406–1481)
Image: 46 x 21.4 cm (18 1/8 x 8 7/16 in.); Framed: 58.2 x 28 x 4.8 cm (22 15/16 x 11 x 1 7/8 in.)
Location: not on view

Description

The artist covered the sides and reverse of this panel with a thin layer of gesso (a type of plaster), allowing the texture of the rough wood to remain visible. He then painted it to resemble porphyry, a beautiful and valuable stone.
  • Federico Ione, Siena; (Durlacher, New York, 1924)
  • The Cleveland Museum of Art. Handbook of the Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1925. Reproduced: p. 22 archive.org
    The Cleveland Museum of Art. Handbook of the Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1928. Reproduced: p. 26 archive.org
    Cleveland Museum of Art. Catalogue of Paintings. Pt. 1. European Paintings before 1500. Cleveland: Cleveland Museum of Art, 1974. Reproduced: fig. 40, p. 114 - 116
    Saunders, Linnaea, E., "A Question of Forgery", Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland Art: The Cleveland Museum of Art Members Magazine. Vol. 43 no. 04, April 2003 Mentioned & reproduced: p. 4-5 archive.org
  • Gallery One 2012. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (December 12, 2012-March 5, 2017).
    Object in Focus: 15th Century Sienese Paintings: A Question of Forgery. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (March 11-May 11, 2003).
    Cleveland, Ohio: The Cleveland Museum of Art; March 11- May 11, 2003. " Object in Focus: 15th Century Sienese Paintings: A Question of Forgery".
    Gothic Art 1360-1440. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (August 6-September 15, 1963).
    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).
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Source URL:

https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1924.199