- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
Giovanni dal Ponte, Italian (1385 - 1442)
- Dante and Petrarch
- Work Type
- c. 1430
- Physical Descriptions
- Tempera and gold on panel
- 44.7 x 34.3 cm (17 5/8 x 13 1/2 in.)
framed: 51.4 × 41 × 5.1 cm (20 1/4 × 16 1/8 × 2 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
- inscription: back of panel, white chalk: 2
- Purchased from [Ilicio Federico Ioni]; sold [through Frederick Mason Perkins, Siena, 1919]; to, Mrs. Samuel Sachs, on behalf of the Fund of Society of Friends and the Prichard Fund, gift of the Friends of the Fogg Art Museum; to the Fogg Art Museum, 1919.
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Friends of the Fogg Art Museum Fund
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- Publication History
F. Mason Perkins, A Florentine Double Portrait at the Fogg Museum, Art in America, Frederic Fairchild Sherman (New York, 1921), Vol. 9, pp. 137-148, pp. 137-148, repr.
G. L. Passerini, Il Ritratto di Dante, Fratelli Alinari Editore (Florence, 1921), p. 25, repr. as plate 5
Paolo Zani, Le Plus Anciens Portraits de Dante Alighieri, L'Illustration (Paris, June 4, 1921), Vol. 79, No. 4083, p. 531, repr.
Edward Kennard Rand, Dante and Petrarch in a Painting by Giovanni dal Ponte, Fogg Art Museum Notes (Cambridge, MA, January 1923), pp. 25-33, pp. 25-33, repr. as fig. 1
An Easter Painting from the Far Trecento, The Art Digest (April 1, 1931), p. 8
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, 300, repr. b/w cat. no. 555
Wolfgang Riehle, Geoffrey Chaucer, Rowohlt (Reinbek, 1994), p. 38, repr.
Carl Brandon Strehlke, Italian Paintings 1250-1450 in the John G. Johnson Collection and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia, PA, 2004), p. 162
Lorenzo Sbaraglio, Note su Giovanni dal Ponte "confanaio", Commentari d'arte (September - December 2007), Vol. XIII, No. 38, pp. 38, 41-43, fig. 15, repr. pp. 38, 41
Lorenzo Sbaraglio and Angelo Tartuferi, Giovanni dal Ponte: Protagonista dell’umanesimo tardogotico fiorentino, exh. cat., Giunti Editore (Florence, 2016), cat. no. 34, repr., p. 188, no. 7, repr.
- Exhibition History
Giovanni dal Ponte: Protagonista dell’umanesimo tardogotico fiorentino, Galleria dell'Accademia, Firenze, 11/22/2016 - 04/17/2017
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