17 June 2004
PROPERTY FROM THE HIGH MUSEUM OF ART, ATLANTA, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND
Pseudo-Pier Francesco Fiorentino (active Florence second half of 15th Century)
The Madonna and Child with the Infant Saint John the Baptist and adoring Angels
tempera on panel, in an integral frame
23 x 12¾ in. (58.4 x 32.4 cm.)
Dan Fellows Platt, Englewood, New Jersey.
with E. & A. Silberman Galleries, New York, 1942, from where purchased by the present owner.
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E.M. Zafran, European art in the High Museum, Atlanta, 1984, p. 35, illustrated.
In the present work the three angels present the Christ Child to the kneeling Virgin. This composition probably derives from a lost work by Filippo Lippi and is repeated in many versions, including one in the Museo Horne, Florence, and another in the Cleveland Museum of Art.
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