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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Vincenzo Frediani, Italian (active 1481 - 1505)
Previously follower of Domenico Ghirlandaio and Filippino Lippi
Previously Master of the Lucchese Immaculate Conception
Virgin and Child enthroned with Sts. Sebastian and Roch
Work Type
c. 1490
Italian, Tuscan, Lucchese
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Tempera on panel
151.13 x 134.94 cm (59 1/2 x 53 1/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Augustus Hemenway, Louis Cabot and W. E. C. Eustis
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Collection of Mediaeval and Renaissance Paintings, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1919), p. 77

Raimond Van Marle, The Development of the Italian Schools of Painting, M. Nijhoff Publishers (The Hague, 1923-1938), vol. XIII, no. 12, p. 122

Bernard Berenson, Pitture Italiane del Rinascimento: Catalogo dei Principali Artisti e delle Loro Opere con un Indice dei Luoghi, Ulrico Hoepli (Milan, 1936), p. 244 (as a copy after a lost original Filippino Lippi)

Bernard Berenson, Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: a list of the principal artists and their works, with an index of places. Florentine School., Phaidon Publishers and New York Graphic Society (Greenwich, CT, 1963), vol. I, p. 108

Everett Fahy, "A Lucchese Follower of Filippino Lippi", Paragone (July 1965), vol. XVI, no. 185, pp. 9-20, p. 14, n. 10

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. 131 [as by Master of the Lucchese Immaculate Conception]

Mauro Natale, "Note sulla pittura Lucchese alla fine del Quattrocento", Getty Museum Journal, J. Paul Getty Museum (1980), vol. 8, pp. 35-62, pp. 50-51, repr. p. 50 as fig. 22

Gino Arrighi, "Pitture di maestri lucchesi della seconda meta' del Quattrocento e del principio del secolo successivo", Castelli e borghi della Toscana tardo medioevale , Atto del Convegno di Studi, 28-29 maggio 1983, Istituto Storico Lucchese (Pescia, 1988), p. 159

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. 107, 318, repr. b/w cat. no. 625

Patrizia Zambrano, Filippino Lippi, Electa (Milan, 2004), pp. 238-239

Gigetta dalli Regoli, Matteo Civitali e il suo tempo: Pittori, scultori e orafi a Lucca nel tardo Quattrocento, exh. cat., Silvana Editoriale (Milan, 2004), p. 119, repr. as fig. 30

Maurizia Tazartes, Fucina Lucchese: Maestri, botteghe, mercanti in una città de Quattrocento, Edizioni ETS (Pisa, 2007), p. 75

Alessandra Tamborino, "Tradizione e continuità di modelli nelle botteghe fiorentine tra Quattrocento e Cinquecento", I Della Robbia: Il dialogo tra le Arti nel Rinascimento, Skira (Milan, 2009), p. 93

Maria Teresa Filieri, San Gennaro. La Pieve romanica e il suo paessagio, exh. cat., PubliEd (Lucca, 2019), p. 120

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