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European Art
Artist, attributed to: Nardo di Cione, Italian, ca. 1320–1365/1366
Artist, formerly attributed to: Bernardo Daddi, Italian, ca. 1290–1348

Saint John the Evangelist

ca. 1337

Tempera on panel

53.8 × 43.2 cm (21 3/16 × 17 in.)
Gift of Richard L. Feigen, B.A. 1952
2020.75.4
Geography: 
Made in Florence, Italy
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Italian, Florence
Period: 
14th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Probably Santa Maria degli Angeli, Florence, until 1808. With Wildenstein & Co., by January 15, 1952, until at least September 7, 1953 [see note 1]. Private collection; sale, Sotheby’s, London, December 8, 1971, lot 57); Mrs. Alice Löw-Beer (née Gottlieb) (1889–1979), Epsom, London; by descent to her granddaughters; sale, Sotheby’s, London, December 7, 2005, lot 33; sold to Richard L. Feigen (1930–2021), New York; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2020

Note 1: Saint John the Evangelist is reproduced in three photos at the Berenson Photoarchive, Villa I Tatti, Florence. Annotations on the back of two of the photos suggest the painting was with Wildenstein, January 15, 1952, and September 7, 1953.

This work appears on our "Artworks with Nazi-Era Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.
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