Lot 408
  • 408

Pseudo Pier Francesco Fiorentino

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 USD
Sold
27,500 USD
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Description

  • Pseudo Pier Francesco Fiorentino
  • The Madonna and Child with two angels before a rose hedge
  • tempera and tooled gold on panel
  • 15 by 11 3/4  in.; 38.1 by 29.8 cm.

Provenance

Mrs. H.F. Havermeyer, New York;
Her estate sale, New York, American Art Association, 10 April 1930, lot 52 (as Follower of Filippo Lippi to Ferargil);
With Ferargil, New York, no. 5441 (as School of Lippi, their label affixed to the reverse); 
Acquired in 1933 by the Brooklyn Museum using the Lydia Richardson Babbott Fund (accession no. 33.3).

Literature

B. Berenson, Italian Pictures of the Renaissance, Florentine School, London 1963, vol. I, p. 171 (erroneously listed as the Madonna and Child with Saint John the Baptist and five angels, based on Pesellino's Hainauer-Pratt Madonna, Toledo, Ohio);
B.B. Fredericksen and F. Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections, Cambridge Mass. 1972, p. 134;
C. Strehlke, “Pseudo Pier Francesco Fiorentino,” unpublished manuscript, 1992, unpaginated, Curatorial File, Department of European Art, Brooklyn Museum (here and above as Pseudo Pier Francesco Fiorentino).
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