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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Bernardino Fasolo, Italian (1489 - after 1526)
Previously attributed to Bartolomeo Veneto, Italian (1502 - 1546)
Previously attributed to Unidentified Artist
Virgin and Child
Other Titles
Former Title: Madonna and Child
Work Type
c. 1520
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Oil on panel
sight: 56.8 × 43.8 cm (22 3/8 × 17 1/4 in.)
framed: 71.4 × 57.8 × 8.6 cm (28 1/8 × 22 3/4 × 3 3/8 in.)
Ferdinand Rasponi, Milan, sold [through his sale, Galerie Saint-Luc, Brussels, October 25, 1880, no 149]. Edward Cheney, London and Shropshire. [Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence, sold]; to Samuel H. Kress (1936-1962) gift; to Fogg Art Museum ,1962
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Collection de tableaux anciens des écoles flamande, hollandaise et italienne de Mosieur le Comte Ferdinand Rasponi de Ravenne, auct. cat., Galerie Saint-Luc (Brussels, October 25, 1880), p. 52, lot 149

Lionello Venturi, Le origini della pittura veneziana, 1300-1500, Istituto Italiano d'Arti Grafiche (Italy, 1907), p. 174

Bernard Berenson, Italian Pictures of the Renaissance; A List of the Principal Artists and their Works, with an Index of Places, Venetian School, Phaidon Press (London, 1957), Vol. I, p. 12 [as by Bartolomeo Veneto]

Fern Rusk Shapley, Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection, Italian Schools XVI-XVIII Century, Phaidon Press (London, 1966), p. 165, repr. as fig. 395

Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1972), p. 231 [as 16th century Lombard school]

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990)

Laura Pagnotta, Bartolomeo Veneto: L'Opera Completa, Centro Di della Edifimi (Firenza, Italy, 1997), p. 285, fig. A13, b&w

Exhibition History

Out of the Kress Vaults: Sacred Women in Italian Renaissance Painting, Fairfield University Art Museum, 09/15/2022 - 12/17/2022

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