National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of The Nativity with the Prophets Isaiah and Ezekiel Duccio di Buoninsegna (painter)
Sienese, c. 1255 - 1318
The Nativity with the Prophets Isaiah and Ezekiel, 1308/1311
tempera on single panel
overall (including original frame): 48 x 87 cm (18 7/8 x 34 1/4 in.)
Andrew W. Mellon Collection
1937.1.8
Not on View
From the Tour: Byzantine Art and Painting in Italy during the 1200s and 1300s
Object 5 of 8

1941Duveen Brothers. Duveen Pictures in Public Collections in America. New York, 1941: no. 6, repro.
1941Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 59, no. 8.
1942Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 239, repro. 100.
1949Paintings and Sculpture from the Mellon Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1949 (reprinted 1953 and 1958): 4, repro.
1957Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): pl. 5
1959Shapley, Fern Rusk. Early Italian Painting in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 1959 (Booklet Number Three in Ten Schools of Painting in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.): 14, color repro.
1960The National Gallery of Art and Its Collections. Foreword by Perry B. Cott and notes by Otto Stelzer. National Gallery of Art, Washington (undated, 1960s): 10, as Nativity with Two Prophets.
1962Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Treasures from the National Gallery of Art. Translated. New York, 1962: 10, color repro.
1963Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 297, repro.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 44
1966Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 1:4, color repro.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 37, repro.
1974Pesenti, Franco Renzo. "Dismembered works of art - Italian painting." In An Illustrated Inventory of Famous Dismembered Works of Art: European Painting. Paris, 1974: 20, 26-27, repro.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 112, repro.
1979Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:168-172, II:pl. 119
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 67, no. 8, color repro.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 136, repro.
1992National Gallery of Art, Washington. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 11, repro.
1996Gordon, Dillian. “Duccio (di Buoninsegna).” In The Dictionary of Art, edited by Jane Turner. 36 vols. London, 1996: 9:344.
1997Shaw-Eagle, Joanna. "Christ's Birth Gave Birth to Astounding Images: Gallery Glitters with holy Masterpieces." Washington Times (December 21, 1997): D5.
1998Apostolos-Cappadona, Diane. "Virgin/Virginity." In Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography: Themes Depicted in Works of Art. Edited by Helene E. Roberts. 2 vols. Chicago, 1998: 2:906.
2004Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 2-3, 6-7, no. 2, color repros.
2006Hartt, Frederick and David G. Wilkins. History of Italian Renaissance Art: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture. 6th ed. Upper Saddle River, 2006: 105-107, color fig. 4.3, 4.8.
2010Giorgi, Rosa. “L’iconografia della Natività nella tradizione e la novità del Lippi.” In Filippo Lippi: La Natività, exh. cat. Museo Diocesano, Milan, 2010: 55-57, color figs. 2, 3.
2011Gordon, Dillian. The Italian Paintings Before 1400. National Gallery Catalogues. London, 2011: 174-175, under no. NG1330, color fig. 1.

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