Lorenzo Veneziano - The Virgin and Child and the Crucifixion with Six Saints, 1300-1350

Lorenzo Veneziano (active Venice, 1356 - 1372, died after 1379)

The Virgin and Child and the Crucifixion with Six Saints, 1300-1350

Tempera on panel, 82.6 x 73.7 cm (32 1/2 x 29 in.)

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Accession number

P15n1

Provenance

Entered Isabella Stewart Gardner's collection by the 1890s.

Bibliography

Philip Hendy. Catalogue of Exhibited Paintings and Drawings (Boston, 1931), p. 399, ill. (as Venetian, 1300-50)
Evelyn Sandberg Vavala. "A Contribution to the Study of Giovanni da Bologna." Art in America, vol. 19 (1931), pp. 189-90 (as attributed to Giovanni da Bologna, 1370s)
Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 96. (as Venetian, 1st half of the 14th century)
Rodolfo Pallucchini. La pittura veneziano del Trecento (Venice, 1964), pp. 179, 187-88, ill. (as follower of Lorenzo Veneziano)
Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections (Cambridge, 1972), p. 245 (as Venetian, 14th century)
Philip Hendy. European and American Paintings in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1974), pp. 274-75, ill. (as Venetian, 1350-1400, the saints as Peter, Anthony Abbot, an apostle, a father of the church, Christopher and Paul)
Andrea De Marchi. "Una tavola nella Narodna Galeria di Ljubljana e una proposta per Marco di Paolo Veneziano" in Janez Hoefler (ed.). Gotika v Sloveniji. Nastajanje kulturnega prostora med Alpami, Panonijo in Jadranom (Ljubljana, 1995), p. 244, note 17. (as Lorenzo Veneziano, an early work)
Andrea De Marchi. "Polyptyques venitiens. Anamnese d'une identite meconnue" in Michel Laclotte (ed.). Autour de Lorenzo Veneziano. Fragments de polyptyques venitiens du XIV siecle. Exh. cat. (Tours: Musee des Beaux-Arts, 2005), p. 36 (as Lorenzo Veneziano, an early work influenced by Guariento)
Cristina Guarnieri. "Le polyptyque pour l'eglise de San Giacomo de Bologne dans l'oeuvre de Lorenzo Veneziano" in Michel Laclotte (ed.). Autour de Lorenzo Veneziano. Fragments de polyptyques venitiens du XIV siecle. Exh. cat. (Tours: Musee des Beaux-Arts, 2005), p. 62. (as Lorenzo Veneziano, similar in style to the Lion Polyptych, Galleria dell'Accademia, Venice, inv. n. 5)
Cristina Guarnieri. Lorenzo Veneziano (Venice, 2006), pp. 47, 79, 90, 91, 179, ill. (as an early work of Lorenzo Veneziano, the saints as Peter, Anthony Abbot, an apostle, a bishop saint, Christopher and Paul)


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