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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1936.58
People
Neri di Bicci, Italian (Florence 1418 - 1492 Florence)
Previously attributed to Agnolo Gaddi, Italian (1350 - 1396)
Title
Saint Margaret of Antioch
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1471
Culture
Italian, Tuscan, Florentine
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/231083
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Tempera/oil? on wood panel
Dimensions
56.4 x 30.6 x 3.7 cm (22 3/16 x 12 1/16 x 1 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: back of panel, graphite, handwritten: M. 3611 / 1605. / $60 each
  • inscription: back of frame, black ink, handwritten: 160 / 1
Provenance
Edward J. Whitney, to; Margaret Whitney, his niece, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1936.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Miss Margaret Whitney
Accession Year
1936
Object Number
1936.58
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Roberto Longhi and Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Storia del restauro e della conservazione delle opere d'arte, Electra Editrice (Milan, c. 1973), p. 41, repr. as fig. 39

Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1972), pp. 76 [as by Agnolo Gaddi], 147 [as repained by Neri di Bicci]

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)

Anabel Thomas, Neri di Bicci, the Compagnia di S. Frediano detta la Bruciata and a painting of a deacon saint, Arte Cristiana (Milan, January - February 1997), vol. 85, no. 778, pp. 27-34, pp. 30-31, 33, repr. p. 33

Anabel Thomas, Studies in the History of Painting Restoration, ed. Christine Sitwell and Sarah Staniforth, Archtype / The National Trust (London, 1998), pp. 5-13, repr. p. 6, 11

Patricia Lee Rubin and Alison Wright, Renaissance Florence: The Art of the 1470s, exh. cat., National Gallery Publications/Yale University Press (London, England, 1999), pp. 57-58, repr. in color as fig. 36

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