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Title:

Virgin and Child with SS. John the Baptist, Andrew Bartholomew and Zenobius

Maker:

Rosselli, Cosimo; painter; Italian artist, 1439-1507

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

School/Style(s):

Italian; Florentine School

Period:

late 15th century

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

egg tempera; medium
gold; medium
panel (wood); support

Technique
Description:

tempera with gold on panel

Dimension(s):

height, 190.5, cm
width, 175.2, cm
height, painted surface, 195.6, cm
width, painted surface, 189.2, cm

Acquisition:

bought; 1893; Butler, Charles

Provenance:

Cardinal Joseph Fesch (d. 1839) sale, Rome, 17 ff. March 1845 (1798), as 'Inconnu', bt. Bromley; coll. Rev. W. Davenport Bromley; late Rev. Walter Davenport Bromley sale, Christie's, 12-13 June 1863 (79), bt. Solomon; Earl of Craven, Combe Abbey, Wiltshire; anon. sale Christie's, 28 June 1890 (94A), bt. Murray; Charles Butler

Inscription(s):

; upper step; .TER / REGINA. CELI. LETTARE. ALLELVIA / REXVRRE (the word restored as LETTARE should read LAETARE)
; lower step; QVIA. QUEM. MERVISTI. PORTA. REALLE (PORTA. REALLE should read PORTARE. ALLE[LVIA])
; along the base of the panel; S. IOHANNES. BATISTA. S. ANDREAS. APLVS. / ...CCCO ...XX...ODIE. XXVIIIO. NOVEBRIS..S. BARTHOLOMEVS. APLVS..S. ZENOBIVS. EPVS

Exhibition(s):

Art Treasures Exhibition. 1857
Venue: Manchester
Notes: as Cosimo Roesselli
Catalogue number: 93

Documentation:

Earp, F. R.. 1902. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): p. 168, 170

Goodison, J. W.. Robertson, G. H.. 1967. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Italian School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 143-145
pl. 18

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1929. The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (1929).London?: p. 168

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1912. The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.London?: p. 142

Blumenthal, Arthur R.. 2001. Cosimo Rosselli; Painter of the Sistine Chapel.Florida: p. 64, 65
Fig. 35.

Padoa Rizzo, Anna. 1991. Cosimo e Bernardo Rosselli Per la Compagnia di Sant'Andrea Dei Purgatori a Firenze.
Source Title: Studi di Storia dell'Arte 2 ()
p. 265-270
269

Accession:

Object Number: 556
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 610; input: 1999-12-15; modified: 2016-12-08)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/610





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