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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Niccolò da Foligno, Italian (1430 - 1502)
The Madonna Enthroned, from a triptych
Work Type
15th century
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Umbria
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Physical Descriptions
Tempera on panel
147.7 x 84 cm (58 1/8 x 33 1/16 in.)
Collection Murgi, Ancona, 1899. Possibly Mario Calistri, Siena. Edward W. Forbes, 1900, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1927
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Edward W. Forbes in memory of Charles Eliot Norton
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Albert G. Hess, Italian Renaissance Paintings with Musical Subjects: A Corpus of such Works in American Collections, with Detailed Descriptions of the Musical Features, Libra Press (New York, 1955), No. XCII

Edward Waldo Forbes, Yankee Visionary, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1971), p. 14, repr. in b/w p. 15

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. 149

David Kolch, "Reconstruction System for Panel Painting Supports: A Review and Evaluation of Treatments in the Fogg Museum Laboratory, 1927-1952" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies , August 1977), Unpublished, pp. 1-60 passim

Kristin A. Mortimer and William G. Klingelhofer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums and Abbeville Press (Cambridge and New York, 1986), no. 172, p. 152, repr.

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), pp. 123, 315, repr. b/w cat. no. 614

Marta Paraventi, "Camerino e il suo territorio: prima indagine sul patrimonio artistico disperso", Il Quattrocento a Camerino: luce e prospettiva nel cuore della Marca, F. Motta (Milan, Italy, 2000), pp. 116-128, p. 118; repr. p. 120 as fig. 6

Filippo Todini, Niccolò Alunno e la sua bottega, Quattroemme s.r.l. (Perugia, Italy, 2004), pp. 564-565, repr. as fig. IV37; details repr. pp. 312-313

Costanza Costanzi, Le Marche Disperse: Repertorio di Opere d'arte dalle Marche al Mondo, Silvana Editoriale (Milan, Italy, 2005), p. 166, no. 177, repr.

Francesca Bewer, A Laboratory for Art: Harvard's Fogg Museum and the Emergence of Conservation in America, 1900-1950, Harvard Art Museum and Yale University Press (U.S.) (Cambridge, MA, 2010), p. 38-39, fig. 1.5

Exhibition History

Edward Waldo Forbes: Yankee Visionary, Fogg Art Museum, 01/16/1971 - 02/22/1971

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