National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of The Adoration of the Magi Fra Angelico and Fra Filippo Lippi
Fra Angelico (painter)
Florentine, c. 1395 - 1455
Fra Filippo Lippi (painter)
Florentine, c. 1406 - 1469
The Adoration of the Magi, c. 1440/1460
tempera on panel
overall (diameter): 137.3 cm (54 1/16 in.) framed: 188 x 171.5 x 12.7 cm (74 x 67 1/2 x 5 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1952.2.2
On View
From the Tour: The Early Renaissance in Florence
Object 4 of 8

Exhibition History

1868
Possibly National Exhibition of Works of Art, Leeds, 1868, no. 7 or no. 17.
1875
Exhibition of Works by the Old Masters. Winter Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1875, no. 184, as The Adoration of the Infant Savior by Fra Filippo Lippi.
1909
National Loan Exhibition, Grafton Galleries, London, 1909-1910, no. 68, repro., as by Fra Filippo Lippi.
1919
Exhibition of Florentine Painting Before 1500, Burlington Fine Arts Club, London, 1919, no. 26 as by Fra Filippo Lippi (no. 26 and pl. XXVI in illustrated catalogue published 1920).
1930
Exhibition of Italian Art 1200-1900, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1930, no. 93, as by Fra Filippo Lippi (no. 106 and pl. XXXVIII in commemorative catalogue published 1931; no. 35 in souvenir catalogue).
1944
Masterpieces from the Cook Collection, Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio, 1944-1945, no. 16 (Cook collection catalogue number), repro., as by Filippo Lippi.
1945
Masterpieces of the Cook Collection, Art Gallery of Toronto (now Art Gallery of Ontario); National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1945, no cat.

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