Giovanni Pietro Rizzi Pedrini called Giampetrino
ACTIVE IN MILAN 1510-1540
MADONNA AND CHILD WITH THE INFANT SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST
Joseph Boord, Esq., 1876;
Mr Robert Holford (1808–92);
By descent to Sir George Lindsay Holford (1860–1926), Dorchester House, London;
His posthumous sale, London, Christie's, 15 July 1927, lot 59, for £441 to Spink;
R.M. Hurd, New York, by 1937;
His posthumous sale, New York, Kende Galleries, 29 October 1945, lot 14;
Anonymous sale, New York, Christie's, 9 January 1981, lot 82;
Anonymous sale, Rome, Christie’s, 28 November 1996, lot 362;
Where acquired by the present owner.
London, Burlington Fine Arts Club, Catalogue of pictures and other objects of art selected from the collections of Mr Robert Holford, 1921–22, no. 45;
New York, National Arts Club, 1929;
New York, Newhouse Galleries, Inc., Italian Primitives: The collection of Richard M. Hurd Esq., May 1937, no. 32.
G.L. Holford and R. Benson, The Holford Collection, Dorchester House, 2 vols, Oxford 1927, cat. no. 40, reproduced pl. XXXVII;
B. Berenson, Italian Pictures of the Renaissance. Central Italian and North Italian Schools, London 1968, vol. I, p. 169, reproduced vol. III, fig. 1527;
P.C. Marani, 'Giovan Pietro Rizzoli detto il Giampietrino', in I leonardeschi: l'eredità di Leonardo in Lombardia, Milan 1998, p. 287;
V. Delieuvin (ed.), Saint Anne: Leonardo da Vinci's Ultimate Masterpiece, exh. cat., Milan 2012, p. 74, reproduced p. 86, fig. 57.