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Giovanni di Ser Giovanni Guidi, called Scheggia
MADONNA AND CHILD ENTHRONED WITH TWO ANGELS
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 71,500 USD
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2
Giovanni di Ser Giovanni Guidi, called Scheggia
MADONNA AND CHILD ENTHRONED WITH TWO ANGELS
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 71,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Giovanni di Ser Giovanni Guidi, called Scheggia
SAN GIOVANNI VALDARNO NEAR AREZZO 1406 - 1486 FLORENCE
MADONNA AND CHILD ENTHRONED WITH TWO ANGELS

Provenance

With Cassirer, Berlin;
Weininger;
By whom sold ("From the Weininger Collection"), New York, Christie's, 10 January 1980, lot 126c (as by Domenico di Bartolo).

Literature

B. Berenson, "Quadri senza Casa," in Dedalo, XII, 1932, p. 533, reproduced (as by Francesco di Antonio);
B. Berenson, Florentine Pictures of the Renaissance, London 1963, Vol. I, p. 64 (as by Francesco di Antonio);
B. Berenson, Homeless Paintings of the Renaissance, London 1969, p. 165, reproduced p. 164, fig. 287 (as by Francesco di Antonio);
L. Bellosi and M. Haines, Lo Scheggia, Florence-Siena 1999, p. 77 (as by Scheggia, a late work).

Catalogue Note

This painting was ascribed to Francesco di Antonio by Bernard Berenson and published as such in his lists of Florentine Renaissance paintings and homeless paintings (see Literature).  It was subsequently recognized as a late work by Scheggia, the younger brother of the painter Masaccio, by Luciano Bellosi and Margaret Haines and included in their catalogue of the artist's work in 1999 (see Literature).  Another painting, Madonna and Child with Music-Making Angels, also long ascribed to Francesco di Antonio and now considered to be an early work by Scheggia, was sold at London, Sotheby's, 9 December 2009, lot 24

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