MADONNA AND CHILD
oil on poplar panel
76 x 58.4 cm.; 29 7/8 x 23 in.
Anonymous sale, Munich, Helbing, 17–18 March 1926, lot 316 (as attributed to Beccafumi);
Private collection, Basel;
Dr. R., Basel;
By whom sold, Amsterdam, Mak, 17 December 1935, lot 5 (as attributed to Franciabigio);
Private collection, Basel (according to Grohn 1962, see Literature);
Anonymous sale ('The Property of a Lady'), London, Sotheby's, 24 March 1976, lot 19;
Anonymous sale, Rome, Christie’s, 21 November 1995, lot 220, for 68,353,000 Lire, where acquired by the present owner.
H.W. Grohn, 'Una Madonna di Domenico Puligo', Antichità Vivà, vol. I, 1962, pp. 35–36, and 39, cat. no. 6;
S.B. Lockhart, The Work of Domenico Puligo, M.A. thesis, Courtauld Institute, London 1973, cat. no. 16b (as a varient after Puligo);
G.A. Gardner, The Paintings of Domenico Puligo, doctoral diss., Ohio State University, Ann Arbor 1986, p. 169, cat. no. 13, reproduced p. 463, fig. 20;
P. La Porta, 'Per il Maestro di Volterra' in Pontormo e Rosso, R.P. Ciardi and A. Natali (eds), Venice 1996, p. 174, reproduced p. 245, fig. 215;
E. Capretti, Domenico Puligo (1492–1527). Un protagonista dimenticato della pittura fiorentina, exh. cat., Livorno 2002, p. 44, cat. no. 3, reproduced.