Madonna And Child
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1907.68
People
Benozzo Gozzoli, Italian (Florence, Italy 1420 - 1497 Pistoia, Italy)
Title
Madonna and Child
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
15th century
Culture
Italian
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Tempera on cradled panel
Dimensions
46 x 37.7 cm (18 1/8 x 14 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in image, around Madonna's head, paint: AVE REGINA ECLORVM MATER AN
  • exhibition label: back of frame, black ink, printed and handwritten: No. 631.07
  • exhibition label: back of frame, black ink, printed and handwritten: no. 4337
  • label: back of frame, black ink, printed and handwritten: [handwritten:] 15 [handwriting obscured by printed label: 5] / B [ ] / Gozz
  • inscription: back of frame, white chalk: B / 2
  • inscription: back of panel, black ink?, handwritten: [illeg.-- beneath cradle]
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Edward W. Forbes
Accession Year
1907
Object Number
1907.68
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Joseph Breck, Notizie Intorno al Dipinti Italiani nel Fogg Museum, Rassegna d'Arte (October 1909), pp. 169-172, p. 171, repr.

Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1972), p. 25

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), pp. 110, 308, repr. b/w cat. no. 590

Laurence Kanter and Pia Palladino, Fra Angelico, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY, 2005), pp. 308-309, repr. in b/w as fig. 190

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. 48, fig. 1.10

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