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image of The Nativity of the Virgin Andrea di Bartolo (painter)
Sienese, active from 1389 - died 1428
The Nativity of the Virgin, c. 1400/1405
tempera on poplar panel
painted surface: 44.2 × 32.5 cm (17 3/8 × 12 13/16 in.) overall: 46.7 × 33.9 × 0.6 cm (18 3/8 × 13 3/8 × 1/4 in.) framed: 48.3 x 36.8 x 4.1 cm (19 x 14 1/2 x 1 5/8 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
On View
From the Tour: Painting in Siena in the 14th and Early 15th Centuries
Object 5 of 10

1941National Gallery of Art. Book of Illustrations. Washington, 1941: 51 (repro.), 236.
1941Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 3, no. 153.
1942Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 242, repro. 53.
1949Brandi, Cesare. Quattrocentisti senesi. Milan, 1949: 243, pl. 9.
1955Ferguson, George. Signs and Symbols in Christian Art. 2nd ed. New York, 1955: pl. 21.
1959Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 36, repro.
1964Mojzer, Miklós. "Vier sienesische Quattrocento-Tafeln des Christlichen Museums zu Esztergom." Pantheon 22 (1964): 1, 2 (repro.), 6 n. 5.
1965Boskovits, Miklós, Miklós Mojzer, and András Mucsi. Das Christliche Museum von Esztergom (Gran). Budapest, 1965: 44.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 7.
1965Boskovits, Miklós, Miklós Mojzer, András Mucsi, Alfréd Schiller, Elizabeth Hoch, and Susanna Horn. Christian Art in Hungary: Collections from the Esztergom Christian Museum. Budapest, 1965: 52.
1966Schiller, Gertrud. Ikonographie der christlichen Kunst. 6 vols. Gütersloh, 1966-1990: 4, pt. 2:64, 65, 71, 246, 316, fig. 520.
1966Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XIII-XV Century. London, 1966: 65-66, fig. 176.
1966Boskovits, Miklós. Early Italian Panel Paintings. Budapest, 1966: 40.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 1, repro.
1968Berenson, Bernard. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance. Central Italian and North Italian Schools. 3 vols. London, 1968: 1:8.
1971Carli, Enzo. I pittori senesi. Siena, 1971: 138, fig. 123.
1971Os, Hendrik W. van. "Andrea di Bartolo’s Assumption of the Virgin." Arts in Virginia 2 (1971): 4.
1972Fredericksen, Burton B., and Federico Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections. Cambridge, Mass., 1972: 7, 300, 645.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 12, repro.
1975Mucsi, András. Katalog der Alten Gemäldegalerie des Christlichen Museums zu Esztergom. Budapest, 1975: 42.
1979Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. Washington, 1979: 1:4-5; 2:pl. 3.
1981Carli, Enzo. La pittura senese del Trecento. 1st ed. Milan, 1981: 238, fig. 279.
1982Il gotico a Siena: miniature, pitture, oreficerie, oggetti d’arte. Exh. cat. Palazzo Pubblico, Siena. Florence, 1982: 313, 317.
1983L’Art gothique siennois: enluminure, peinture, orfèvrerie, sculpture. Exh. cat. Musée du Petit Palais, Avignon. Florence, 1983: 280, 284.
1983Kasten, Eberhard. "Andrea di Bartolo." In Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon: Die bildenden Künstler aller Zeiten und Völker. Edited by Günter Meissner. 3 vols. Leipzig, 1983-1990: 2(1986):974, 976.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 82, no. 38, color repro.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 18, repro.
1986Kanter, Laurence B. "Giorgio di Andrea di Bartolo." Arte cristiana 74 (1986): 21-22, 24, repro. 26.
1986Maderna, Valentina, ed. Il polittico di Andrea di Bartolo a Brera Restaurato. Exh. cat. Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan. Florence, 1986: 17.
1988Gurrieri, Francesco, and Luciano Bellosi, eds. La Sede storica del Monte dei Paschi di Siena: vicende costruttive e opere d’arte. Florence, 1988: 276.
1991Chelazzi Dini, Giulietta. "Andrea di Bartolo." In Enciclopedia dell’arte medievale. Edited by Istituto della Enciclopedia italiana. 12 vols. Rome, 1991-2002: 1(1991):595.
1992Kasten, Eberhard. "Andrea di Bartolo." In Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon: Die bildenden Künstler aller Zeiten und Völker. Edited by Günter Meissner. 87+ vols. Munich and Leipzig, 1992+: 3(1992):512, 514.
1994Lorentz, Philippe. "De Sienne a Strasbourg: posterité d’une composition d’Ambrogio Lorenzetti, la Nativité de la Vierge de l’Hôpital Santa Maria della Scala à Sienne." In Hommage à Michel Laclotte: Etudes sur la peinture du Moyen Age et de la Renaissance. Edited by Luciano Bellosi, Pierre Rosenberg, Cécile Scailliérz, and Dominique Thiébault. Milan and Paris, 1994: 125 (repro.), 126, 127, 130-131 n. 45.
1997Chelazzi Dini, Giulietta, Alessandro Angelini, and Bernardina Sani. Sienese Painting From Duccio to the Birth of the Baroque. New York, 1997: 200-201.
1997Chelazzi Dini, Giulietta. "La cosidetta crisi della metà del Trecento (1348-1390)." In Pittura senese. Edited by Giulietta Chelazzi Dini, Alessandro Angelini and Bernardina Sani. 1st ed. Milan, 1997: 200.
1998Frinta, Mojmír S. Punched Decoration on Late Medieval Panel and Miniature Painting. Prague, 1998: 69.
2009Bellosi, Luciano, ed. La collezione Salini: dipinti, sculture e oreficerie dei secoli XII, XIII, XIV e XV. 2 vols. Florence, 2009: 1:238.

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