Friar Angelo Ferretti As Saint Peter Martyr
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
Lorenzo Lotto, Italian ( 1480 - 1556/1557)
Friar Angelo Ferretti as Saint Peter Martyr
Work Type
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Veneto, Venice
Level 2, Room 2540, European Art, 13th–16th century
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Physical Descriptions
Oil on canvas
sight: 89.9 x 69.4 cm (35 3/8 x 27 5/16 in.)
frame: 101 x 80.6 x 7 cm (39 3/4 x 31 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.l.: L. Lo[ ]o
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Edward W. Forbes in memory of Alice F. Cary
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
Publication History

Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture from the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, exh. cat., Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, CT, 1967)

Edward Waldo Forbes, Yankee Visionary, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1971), p. 32, repr. in b/w p. 33

Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), no. 176, p. 155, repr.

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 45, color plate; pp. 117, 333, repr. b/w cat. no. 683

Jacques Bonnet, Lorenzo Lotto, Editions Adam Biro (France, 1997), cat. no. 130, p. 170, repr. 112

Costanza Costanzi, Le Marche Disperse: Repertorio di Opere d'arte dalle Marche al Mondo, Silvana Editoriale (Milan, Italy, 2005), p. 33, no. 15 p. 109, repr.; repr. in color as tav. 7

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 79, repr.

Francesca Bewer, A Laboratory for Art: Harvard's Fogg Museum and the Emergence of Conservation in America, 1900-1950, Harvard Art Museum/Yale University Press (Cambridge, MA, 2010), p. 46-47, fig. 1.9

Sydney J. Freedberg, "Lorenzo Lotto to Nicolas Poussin", Apollo (May 1978), vol. 107, no. 195, pp. 389-397, p. 389, repr. p. 389 as fig. 1

Exhibition History

Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture from the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, 10/12/1967 - 12/03/1967

Re-View: S422-423 Western Art of the Middle Ages & Renaissance, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 08/16/2008 - 06/18/2011

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