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image of Madonna and Child Giotto (artist)
Florentine, probably 1266 - 1337
Madonna and Child, probably 1320/1330
tempera on panel
painted surface: 85.4 × 61.8 cm (33 5/8 × 24 5/16 in.) overall (including added strips): 87.7 × 63.2 × 1.3 cm (34 1/2 × 24 7/8 × 1/2 in.) framed: 128.3 x 72.1 x 5.1 cm (50 1/2 x 28 3/8 x 2 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1939.1.256
On View
From the Tour: Byzantine Art and Painting in Italy during the 1200s and 1300s
Object 6 of 8

1941Duveen Brothers. Duveen Pictures in Public Collections of America. New York, 1941: no. 11, repro.
1941Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 80, no. 367, pl. VI.
1942Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 247, repro. 115.
1944Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Masterpieces of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1944: 18, color repro.
1944Frankfurter, Alfred M. The Kress Collection in the National Gallery. New York, 1944: 13, repro.
1945Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 11, repro.
1951Einstein, Lewis. Looking at Italian Pictures in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1951: 18-20, repro.
1956Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1956: 14, color repro.
1959Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 18, repro.
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.): 16, 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): 19.
1961Seymour 1961 (Kress), 4-6, color repro.
1963Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 68, repro.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 58
1966Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XIII-XV Century. London, 1966: 20-22, fig. 41-42.
1966Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 1:8, color repro.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 51, 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, 28-29, repro.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 154, repro.
1979Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:219-221, II:pl. 149
1979Watson, Ross. The National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1979: 19, pl. 2.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 71, no. 10, color repro.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 177, repro.
1991"The National Gallery of Art, Washington: fifty years." Apollo 133, no. 349 (March 1991):156, repro.
1991Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 185, 188, color repro.
1992National Gallery of Art, Washington. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 12, repro.
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: 2:905.
2004Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 8-9, no. 3, color repros.
2009Galassi, Maria Clelia, and Elizabeth Walmsley. "Painting Technique in the Late Works of Giotto: Infrared Examination of Seven Panels from Altarpieces Painted for Santa Croce." In The Quest for the Original: Underdrawing and Technology in Painting. Symposium XVI, Bruges, September 21-23, 2006. Hélène Verougstraete and Colombe Janssens de Bisthoven, eds. Leuven, 2009: 116-122, fig. 4, 6.

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