• Old Master & 19th Century Pain auction at Christies

    Sale 2282

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings, & Watercolors

    27 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 166

    Studio of Francesco Francia (Bologna c.1450-1517)

    The Madonna and Child with the Infant Saint John the Baptist

    Price Realised  

    Studio of Francesco Francia (Bologna c.1450-1517)
    The Madonna and Child with the Infant Saint John the Baptist
    oil on panel
    20 1/8 x 15½ in. (51.2 x 39.4 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Louis Fournier, Paris.
    Frederick Muller & Cie., Amsterdam, 24 June 1924, lot 6, as 'Francia', where purchased by
    Frederick W. Schumacher, Columbus, Ohio, and by bequest to the
    Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio, 1957.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE COLUMBUS MUSEUM OF ART, OHIO, TO BENEFIT ITS ACQUISITION FUND


    Literature

    K. Paris, ed., The Frederick W. Schumacher Collection, Columbus, 1976, pp. 140-141, as 'School of Francia'.
    E. Negro, et al., Francesco Francia e la Sua Scuola, Modena, 1998, pp. 236-237, no. 146, as 'School of Francia'.