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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1956.68
People
Andrea Vanni, Italian (c. 1332 - c. 1414)
Title
Saint Mark
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
second half 14th century
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Tuscany, Siena
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/228437
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Tempera on panel
Dimensions
66.8 x 38 x 1.3 cm (26 5/16 x 14 15/16 x 1/2 in.)
Provenance
Monistero di S. Eugenio, Siena. Griccioli Collection, Siena. [Paul Buttenweister Gallery, Berlin]. Sold [ through Park-Bernet Galleries, New York, May 25, 1944]; to [Seligman Rey & Co, New York]. [Van Diemen-Lilienfeld Galleries, New York], sold; to Dr. Lillian Malcove (Mrs. L. Ormos), 1950, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1956
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Dr. Lillian Malcove
Accession Year
1956
Object Number
1956.68
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Millard Meiss, Painting in Florence and Siena after the Black Death, Princeton University Press (Princeton, 1951)

Jerrold Ziff, "The Reconstruction of an Altarpiece by Andrea Vanni", The Art Bulletin (June 1957), Vol. 39, No. 2, pp. 138-142, pp. 138-142, repr. as fig. 2

Bernard Berenson, Italian Pictures of the Renaissance, A List of the Principal Artists and their Works with an Index of Places: Central and North Italian Schools, Phaidon (London, 1968), Vol. I, p. 441; Vol. II, repr. as plate 394

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. 208

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)

Mojmír S. Frinta, Punched Decoration on Late Medieval Panel and Miniature Painting, Maxdorf Publishers (Prague, Czechoslovakia, 1998), p. 106, under CC12; p. 231 under 38A

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