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Property from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Lorenzo di Credi and Workshop

Adoration of the Christ Child

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May 25, 03:13 PM GMT

Estimate

300,000 - 500,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Lorenzo di Credi and Workshop

Florence 1456/9 - 1536

Adoration of the Christ Child


tempera on panel, a tondo

panel diameter: 35 in.; 89 cm. 

framed diameter: 45 in; 114.3 cm.

Count Alessandro Pichi-Sermolli, Florence, having descended in his family since the 16th century;
From whom acquired by the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1933.  
"Tondo by Credi at Albright Gallery, Buffalo," in The American Magazine of Art, April 1934, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 212-214 (as Lorenzo di Credi and, according to Richard Offner, datable to the first decade of the sixteenth century);
The Art News, vol. 32, February 1934, pp. 3-4;
The Art Digest, vol. 8, March 1934, p. 11;
A.C. Ritchie (ed.), Catalogue of the Paintings and Sculpture in the Permanent Collection, Buffalo 1949, pp. 114-115, 198, cat. no. 55, reproduced (as Lorenzo di Credi);
B. Berenson, Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: Florentine School, New York 1963, p. 207 (as 'Tommaso');
B. Frederickson and F. Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth Century Italian Paintings, Cambridge, Massachusetts 1972, p. 110 (as workshop of Lorenzo di Credi);
G. Dalli Regoli, Lorenzo di Credi, Cremona 1966, p. 186, cat. no. 194, reproduced fig. 243.