New York, Park Avenue
16 October 1997
The Master of Marradi* (active 2nd half of the 15th century)
The Triumph of Jason
oil on panel
16 x 52 3/8in. (40.7 x 133cm.)
Rt. Hon. Adelbert Wellington, 3rd Earl Brownlow, Ashridge Park, Birkhamsted, Herts.; (+) sale, Christie's, London, May 3, 1923, lot 119 as 'probably by Pesellino', sold as part of a cassone (1,200gns to Permain).
Erich W. Bergman, Michigan; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, March 14, 1951, lot 88 as Domenico di Michelino ($1,100).
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E. Fahy, Some Followers of Domenico Ghirlandajo, 1976, p. 185.
E. Fahy, The Tornabuoni-Albizzi Panels, Scritti di storia dell'arte in onore di Federico Zeri, 1984, I, pp. 241 and 247, note 16, fig. 249.
The present painting may have been painted for Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy, founder of the Order of the Golden Fleece, which had been instituted shortly before.
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