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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Imitator of Coppo di Marcovaldo, Italian (active 1250 - after 1276)
The Virgin and Child Enthroned with Angels
Work Type
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Wood panel
120 x 60 cm (47 1/4 x 23 5/8 in.)
Marchesa di Bagno, Rome [1]. [D'Atri, Paris] sold; to [Duveen Brothers, Paris, 1937], transferred; to [Duveen Brothers, New York], sold; to Samuel H. Kress, 1940, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1963

[1] Per "National Gallery of Art: Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture," 1941, p. 101 and Duveen Records.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of The Samuel H. Kress Foundation
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Arts of the Middle Ages, exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Boston, MA, 1940), pp. 17-18, cat. no. 50, repr. pl. XLII

National Gallery of Art: Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture, Descriptive List with Notes, National Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C., 1941), p. 101, no. 520 as "Madonna and Child with Angels"

George Martin Richter, The New National Gallery in Washington, The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs (June 1941), Vol. 78, No. 459, p. 177

Gertrude Coor, Coppo di Marcovaldo, His Art in Relation to the Art of His Time, New York University (Marsyas, 1947-1949), Vol. 5, pp. 1-21, p. 12

Federico Zeri, Dietro l'immagine: Conversazioni sull' arte di leggere l'arte, Longanesi & Co. (Milan, 1987), pp. 182-183, repr. p. 183 as fig. 17

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)

Meryle Secrest, Duveen, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. (New York, NY, 2004), p. 422

Exhibition History

Arts of the Middle Ages, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, 02/17/1940 - 03/24/1940

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