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image of The Angel of the Annunciation Simone Martini (artist)
Sienese, c. 1284 - 1344
The Angel of the Annunciation, c. 1333
tempera on panel
painted surface (on recto): 29.5 x 20.5 cm (11 5/8 x 8 1/16 in.) overall: 31 x 21.5 cm (12 3/16 x 8 7/16 in.) painted surface (gesso ground on verso): 21 x 30.2 cm (8 1/4 x 11 7/8 in.) framed: 54.6 x 32.9 x 4.1 cm (21 1/2 x 12 15/16 x 1 5/8 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1939.1.216
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From the Tour: Painting in Siena in the 14th and Early 15th Centuries
Object 1 of 10

1940Suida, Wilhelm. "Die Sammlung Kress: New York." Pantheon 26 (1940): 274.
1941Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 184-185, no. 327.
1941Richter, George Martin. "The New National Gallery in Washington." The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs 78 (June 1941): 177.
1941Frankfurter, Alfred M. "On the Italian Renaissance Painters in the National Gallery." Art News 40 (15-31 March 1941): repro. 16.
1941National Gallery of Art. Book of Illustrations. Washington, DC, 1941: 186 (repro.), 240.
1942Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 246, repro. 189.
1959Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 30, repro.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 122
1966Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XIII-XV Century. London, 1966: 48, fig. 121.
1967Klesse, Brigitte. Seidenstoffe in der italienischen Malerei des 14. Jahrhunderts. Bern, 1967: 244.
1967Kermer, Wolfgang. Studien zum Diptych in der sakralen Malerei von den Anfängen bis zur Mitte des sechzehnten Jahrhunderts. 2 vols. Ph.D. diss., Eberhardt-Karls-Universität, Tübingen, 1967: 1:173; 2:fig. 29.
1968Berenson, Bernard. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance. Central Italian and North Italian Schools. 3 vols. London, 1968: 2:405.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 110, repro.
1969Os, Hendrik W. van. Marias Demut und Verherrlichung in der sienesischen Malerei: 1300-1450. The Hague, 1969: 47 n. 39.
1972"Simone Martini o di Martino." In Dizionario Enciclopedico Bolaffi dei pittori e degli Incisori italiani: dall’XI al XX secolo. Edited by Alberto Bolaffi and Umberto Allemandi. 11 vols. Turin, 1972-1976: 10(1975):325.
1972Fredericksen, Burton B., and Federico Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections. Cambridge, Mass., 1972: 122, 303, 645, 661.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 326, repro.
1979De Benedictis, Cristina. La pittura senese 1330-1370. Florence, 1979: 29, fig. 47.
1979Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:430-431, II:pl. 309, 309A
1981Carli, Enzo. La pittura senese del Trecento. 1st ed. Milan, 1981: 125.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 373, repro.
1998Frinta, Mojmír S. Punched Decoration on Late Medieval Panel and Miniature Painting. Prague, 1998: 118, 247, 261, 298, 324, 333, 355, 377, 388, 446, 464.
2008Boskovits, Miklós, and Johannes Tripps, eds. Maestri senesi e toscani nel Lindenau-Museum di Altenburg. Exh. cat. Santa Maria della Scala, Siena, 2008: 48, 49.

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