Madonna and Child surrounded by Saint John, Saint Bernardino of Siena, and angels
Property from the William Boyce Thompson Collection
Sano di Pietro

Madonna and Child surrounded by Saint John, Saint Bernardino of Siena, and angels

22 January 2021 • New York

Madonna and Child surrounded by Saint John, Saint Bernardino of Siena, and angels
Madonna and Child surrounded by Saint John, Saint Bernardino of Siena, and angels
Madonna and Child surrounded by Saint John, Saint Bernardino of Siena, and angels
Madonna and Child surrounded by Saint John, Saint Bernardino of Siena, and angels
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Sano di Pietro

Madonna and Child surrounded by Saint John, Saint Bernardino of Siena, and angels

Estimate:

100,000 - 150,000 USD

Property from the William Boyce Thompson Collection

Sano di Pietro

Sano di Pietro

Madonna and Child surrounded by Saint John, Saint Bernardino of Siena, and angels

Madonna and Child surrounded by Saint John, Saint Bernardino of Siena, and angels

Estimate:

100,000 - 150,000 USD

Lot closes:

Lot closes:

12 days, 14 hours

12 days, 14 hours

January 30, 03:02 PM (GMT)

January 30, 03:02 PM (GMT)

Description

Property from the William Boyce Thompson Collection

Sano di Pietro

Siena 1405-1481

Madonna and Child surrounded by Saint John, Saint Bernardino of Siena, and angels


inscribed on the Madonna's halo: AVE.GRATIA PLENA.

tempera and gold ground on panel, unframed

panel: 22 1/2 by 15 7/8 in.; 57.2 by 40.4 cm.  

Provenance

Signor Giovanni Cresti, Montalcino;
Elia Volpi (1858-1938), Davanzati Palace, Florence;
His sale, New York, American Art Association, 21-27 November 1916, lot 1012;
There acquired by William Boyce Thompson (1869-1930), New York, for $1,000;
Thence by descent.

 

Literature

B. Berenson, The Central Italian Painters of the Renaissance, New York and London 1909, p. 238;
J.A. Crowe and G.B. Cavalcaselle, A History of Painting in Italy: Umbria, Florence and Siena from the Second to the Sixteenth Century, vol. V, New York 1914, p. 174; 
R. van Marle, The Development of the Italian Schools of Painting, vol. IX, The Hague 1927, p. 530;
R. Ferrazza, Palazzo Davanzati e le collezioni di Elia Volpi, 1994, p. 274.

Exhibited

Siena, Palazzo Pubblico, Mostra dell'antica arte senese, April - August 1904, no. 24 (lent by Giovanni Cresti).