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image of The Madonna of the Stars Jacopo Tintoretto (artist)
Venetian, 1518 - 1594
The Madonna of the Stars, second half 16th century
oil on canvas
overall: 92.7 x 72.7 cm (36 1/2 x 28 5/8 in.) framed: 118.4 x 99 x 8.8 cm (46 5/8 x 39 x 3 7/16 in.)
Ralph and Mary Booth Collection
1947.6.6
On View
From the Tour: Venetian Painting in the Later Sixteenth Century
Object 3 of 7

1921Gronau, Georg. The Bachstitz Gallery Collection, vol. 3: Objects of Art and Paintings. Berlin, 1921: pl. 92.
1922Hadeln, Detlev von. Zeichnungen des Giacomo Tintoretto. Berlin, 1922: 95, repro.
1923Valentiner, Wilhelm R. "Ralph H. Booth Loan Collection." Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts 4 (1923): 54, repro.
1923Bercken, Erich von der, and August L. Mayer. Jacopo Tintoretto. 2 vols. Munich, 1923: 226.
1924Hadeln, Detlev von. “Two Works in the Detroit Museum.” Art in America 12 (1924): 36-37, repro.
1929Venturi, Adolfo. Storia dell’arte italiana. Vol. 9, pt. 4, La pittura del Cinqucento. Milan, 1929: 684, as Marietta Tintoretto.
1931Venturi, Lionello. Pitture italiane in America. Milan, 1931: no. 406, repro.
1932Berenson, Bernard. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: A List of the Principal Artists and their Works with an Index of Places. Oxford, 1932: 558.
1933Venturi, Lionello. Italian Paintings in America. Translated by Countess Vanden Heuvel and Charles Marriott. 3 vols. New York and Milan, 1933: 3:no. 554.
1940Coletti, Luigi. Il Tintoretto. Bergamo, 1940: 31.
1942Bercken, Erich von der. Die Gemälde des Jacopo Tintoretto. Munich, 1942: 108.
1948Recent Additions to the Ralph and Mary Booth Collection. Washington, 1948: unpaginated, repro.
1957Berenson, Bernard. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance. Venetian School. 2 vols. London, 1957: 1:183.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 128.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 114, repro.
1970De Vecchi, Pierluigi. L’opera completa del Tintoretto. Milan, 1970: 113, no. 199.
1972Fredericksen, Burton B., and Federico Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections. Cambridge, Mass., 1972: 201.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 342, repro.
1975Rossi, Paola. I disegni di Jacopo Tintoretto. Florence, 1975: 209, fig. 9.
1979Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:461-462, II:pl. 329
1982Pallucchini, Rodolfo, and Paola Rossi. Tintoretto: le opere sacre e profane. 2 vols. Venice, 1982: 1:195, cat. no. 309; 2: fig. 405.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 230, no. 293, color repro.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 392, repro.
2009Echols, Robert, and Frederick Ilchman. “Toward a New Tintoretto Catalogue, with a Checklist of Revised Attributions and a New Chronology.” In Jacopo Tintoretto: Actas del congreso internacional/Proceedings of the International Symposium, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, February 26-27, 2007. Madrid, 2009: 142, no. S31, as Studio of Tintoretto, possibly Domenico Tintoretto.
2009Mazzucco, Melania G. Jacomo Tintoretto e i suoi figli: storia di una famiglia veneziana. Milan, 2009: 261.

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