Italian, Lombardy - Mater Dolorosa (Mourning Virgin), 1425-1475

Italian, Lombardy

Mater Dolorosa (Mourning Virgin), 1425-1475

Fresco and tempera (?) on lime plaster transferred to linen, 59.5 x 41.8 cm (23 7/16 x 16 7/16 in.) overall

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Object details

Accession number

P12w16

Provenance

Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner from the art dealer Antonio Carrer, Venice on 25 September 1897 for 120 lire.

Bibliography

Philip Hendy. Catalogue of Exhibited Paintings and Drawings (Boston, 1931), p. 200. (dated 1400-1500)
Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 79. (dated 1400-1500)
Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1972), p. 231.
Philip Hendy. European and American Paintings in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1974), p. 137. (dated 1425-1475)


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Commentary

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