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image of Madonna and Child with Angels Orcagna and Jacopo di Cione
Orcagna (artist)
Florentine, active 1343 - 1368
Jacopo di Cione (artist)
Florentine, active 1365/1398
Madonna and Child with Angels, before 1370
tempera on panel
painted surface: 139.8 × 67.5 cm (55 1/16 × 26 9/16 in.) overall: 141.2 × 69 × 1.5 cm (55 9/16 × 27 3/16 × 9/16 in.) framed: 156.8 x 84.1 x 6.7 cm (61 3/4 x 33 1/8 x 2 5/8 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1952.5.18
On View
From the Tour: Italian Altarpieces and Religious Sculpture of the 1300s
Object 5 of 8

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1917Sirén, Osvald. Giotto and Some of His Followers. 2 vols. Translated by Frederic Schenck. Cambridge, 1917: 1:220, 224, 225, 275; 2:pl. 187.
1919Offner, Richard. "Italian Pictures at the New York Historical Society and Elsewhere." Art in America 7 (1919): 14.
1923Marle, Raimond van. The Development of the Italian Schools of Painting. 19 vols. The Hague, 1923-1938: 3(1924):466-468; 5(1925):479, fig. 284.
1928Lehman, Robert. The Philip Lehman Collection, New York: Paintings. Paris, 1928: no. V, repro.
1930Salmi, Mario. "Review of L’arte nelle Marche dalle origini cristiane alla fine del Gotico by Luigi Serra." Rivista d’arte 12 (1930): 309.
1930Berenson, Bernard. "Quadri senza casa. Il Trecento fiorentino, 2." Dedalo 11 (1930-1931): 1057.
1930Mayer, August L. "Die Sammlung Philip Lehman." Pantheon 5 (1930): 113.
1931Venturi, Lionello. Pitture italiane in America. Milan, 1931: no. 43, repro..
1932Berenson, Bernard. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: A List of the Principal Artists and their Works with an Index of Places. Oxford, 1932: 275.
1933Venturi, Lionello. Italian Paintings in America. 3 vols. Translated by Countess Vanden Heuvel and Charles Marriott. New York and Milan, 1933: 1:no. 53, repro.
1933Gronau, Hans Dietrich. "Lorenzo di Bicci: ein Rekonstruktionsversuch." Mitteilungen des Kunsthistorischen Institutes in Florenz 4 (1933): 114.
1936Meiss, Millard. "The Madonna of Humility." The Art Bulletin 18 (1936): 447, fig. 10.
1936Berenson, Bernard. Pitture italiane del rinascimento: catalogo dei principali artisti e delle loro opere con un indice dei luoghi. Translated by Emilio Cecchi. Milan, 1936: 236.
1945Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 15, repro.
1946Friedmann, Herbert. The Symbolic Goldfinch. Its History and Significance in European Devotional Art. Washington, DC, 1946: 145.
1948Antal, Frederick. Florentine Painting and its Social Background: The Bourgeois Republic before Cosimo de’ Medici’s Advent to Power, XIV and XV Centuries. London, 1948: 145, 194, 225 nn. 126-127, pl. 44a.
1951Toesca, Pietro. Il Trecento. Storia dell’arte italiana, 2. Turin, 1951: 637 n. 157.
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1959Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 22, repro.
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1962Boskovits, Miklós. "Une Madonne de l’atelier de Niccolò di Pietro Gerini." Bulletin du Musée Hongrois des Beaux-Arts 21 (1962): 27.
1963Berenson, Bernard. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance. Florentine School. 2 vols. London, 1963: 2:106, 163.
1964Parronchi, Alessandro. Studi sulla “dolce” prospettiva. Milan, 1964: 121.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 97.
1965Marcucci, Luisa. Gallerie nazionali di Firenze. Vol. 2, I dipinti toscani del secolo XIV. Rome, 1965: 102, 129, 136, 137.
1966Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XIII-XV Century. London, 1966: 31-32, fig. 76.
1967Klesse, Brigitte. Seidenstoffe in der italienischen Malerei des 14. Jahrhunderts. Bern, 1967: 99, 149, 160 (repro.), 255, 397.
1967Boskovits, Miklós. "Der Meister der Santa Verdiana: Beiträge zur Geschichte der florentinischen Malerei um die Wende des 14. und 15. Jahrhunderts." Mitteilungen des Kunsthistorischen Institutes in Florenz 13 (1967): 50.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 85, repro.
1970Huter, Carl. "Gentile da Fabriano and the Madonna of Humility." Arte veneta 24 (1970): 29-30, 34 n. 12, fig. 38.
1972Fredericksen, Burton B., and Federico Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections. Cambridge, Mass., 1972: 102, 152, 646.
1973Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XVI-XVIII Century. London, 1973: 382.
1975Boskovits, Miklós. Pittura fiorentina alla vigilia del Rinascimento, 1370-1400. Florence, 1975: 54, 96, 211 n. 52, 330.
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1976Laclotte, Michel, and Elisabeth Mognetti. Avignon, Musée du Petit Palais: peinture italienne. 2nd ed. Paris, 1976: no. 78.
1979Gealt, Adelheid Medicus. Lorenzo di Niccolò. PhD diss. Indiana University, 1979. Ann Arbor, MI, 1980: 55 n. 22.
1979Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: 1:248-249; 2:pl. 169, as by Jacopo di Cione.
1980Gli Uffizi: catalogo generale. 2nd ed. Florence, 1980: 288.
1980Strom, Deborah Phyl. "A New Look at Jacopo della Quercia’s Madonna of Humility." Antichità viva 19, no. 6 (1980): 19, fig. 6.
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1994Kanter, Laurence B., Barbara Drake Boehm, Carl Brandon Strehlke, Gaudenz Freuler, and Christa C. Mayer-Thurman. Painting and Illumination in Early Renaissance Florence, 1300-1450. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1994: 130, 168.
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1996Kreytenberg, Gert. "Cione." In The Dictionary of Art. Edited by Jane Turner. 34 vols. New York and London, 1996: 7:335.
1998Frinta, Mojmír S. Punched Decoration on Late Medieval Panel and Miniature Painting. Prague, 1998: 514.
2000Kreytenberg, Gert. Orcagna, Andrea di Cione: ein universeller Künstler der Gotik in Florenz. Mainz, 2000: 164-166, 180, 250, pl. 47.
2001Parenti, Daniela. "Studi recenti su Orcagna e sulla pittura dopo la ‘peste nera’." Arte cristiana 89 (2001): 330.
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2002Franci, Beatrice. "Orcagna, Andrea." In La pittura in Europa. Il Dizionario dei pittori. Edited by Carlo Pirovano. 3 vols. Milan, 2002: 2:660-661.
2003Boskovits, Miklós, and Angelo Tartuferi, eds. Dipinti. Vol. 1, Dal Duecento a Giovanni da Milano. Catalogue of the Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence. 1st ed. Florence, 2003: 124, 136.
2004Strehlke, Carl Brandon. Italian Paintings, 1250-1450, in the John G. Johnson Collection and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, 2004: 415 (repro.), 416.
2005Laclotte, Michel, and Esther Moench. Peinture italienne: Musée du Petit Palais, Avignon. Paris, 2005: 103.
2006Tartuferi, Angelo, and Daniela Parenti, eds. Lorenzo Monaco: dalla tradizione giottesca al Rinascimento. Exh. cat. Galleria dell’Accademia, Florence, 2006: 101, fig. 1.
2009Deimling, Barbara. "Tommaso del Mazza: The Portrait of a Painter in Late Trecento Florence." In Discovering a Pre-Renaissance Master: Tomasso del Mazza. Edited by Anne Short. Greenville, S.C., 2009: 3.
2010Boskovits, Miklós, and Daniela Parenti, eds. Cataloghi della Galleria dell’Accademia di Firenze: Dipinti. Vol. 2, Il tardo Trecento: dalla tradizione orcagnesca agli esordi del gotico internazionale.. Florence, 2010: 154, 174.

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