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European Art
Artist: Donatello (Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi), Italian, Florence, 1386/87–1466
Artist: Matteo di Giovanni, Italian, Siena, ca. 1430 –1495/99

Virgin and Child

1457–61

Polychrome and gilt stucco

unframed: 59.69 × 38.1 cm (23 1/2 × 15 in.)
Purchased with a gift from Nina Griggs
2006.231.2
Geography: 
Made in Italy
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Italian
Period: 
15th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Signor Stefano Bardini Collection, Florence, Italy; Collection of Hugo and Ruth Klotz; Christie's, New York (September 28, 2006) lot 132; Yale University Art Gallery (2006– )

Bibliography: 

American Art Association, New York, De Luxe Illustrated Catalogue of the Beautiful Treasures and Antiquities Illustrating the Golden Age of Italian Art belonging to the Famous Expert and Antiquarian Signor Stefano Bardini of Florence, Italy., sale cat. (1918), fig. no. 348.

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 218, 219 (detail), 393, pl. 206.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.