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Identification and Creation

Object Number
Girolamo di Benvenuto di Giovanni del Guasta, Italian (Siena 1470 - 1524 Siena)
Madonna and Child with Saints Nicholas of Tolentino, Monica, Augustine, and John the Evangelist
Work Type
15th century
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Tuscany, Siena
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Physical Descriptions

Tempera on modern panel
sight: 186 x 232.3 cm (73 1/4 x 91 7/16 in.)
framed: 201.6 × 243.2 × 10.2 cm (79 3/8 × 95 3/4 × 4 in.)

Acquisition and Rights

Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Edward W. Forbes in memory of Richard Norton
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art

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Publication History

  • William N. Bates, "Archaeological News: Notes on Recent Excavations and Discoveries; Other News", American Journal of Archaeology (July - September 1913), Vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 429-469, p. 124
  • Ella S. Siple, The Fogg Museum at Harvard, The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs (June 1927), Vol. 50, No. 291, p. 310, repr. as plate IIIB
  • Edward Waldo Forbes, Yankee Visionary, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1971), pp. 99-123, repr. in b/w
  • 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. 92
  • 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. 110, 325, repr. b/w cat. no. 652
  • San Nicola da Tolentino nell'arte: Corpus Iconografico, Biblioteca Egidiana (Tolentino, Italy, 2005), no. 254, p. 361; repr. in b/w p. 255
  • 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. 29, fig. 1.1

Exhibition History

  • Ideal [Dis-] Placements: Old Masters at the Pulitzer, Pulitzer Arts Foundation, St. Louis, 10/24/2008 - 10/03/2009

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