European Art
Artist: Agostino di Duccio, Italian, 1418–after 1481

Virgin and Child with Four Angels

ca. 1465

Polychromed stucco

framed: 102.2 x 99 x 12 cm (40 1/4 x 39 x 4 3/4 in.) unframed: 84.14 x 79.38 cm (33 1/8 x 31 1/4 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Flora Whitney Miller, Mrs. Barbara Whitney Henry, and Major Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, B.A. 1922, by exchange; and purchased with the Maitland F. Griggs, B.A. 1896, Fund and Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund
2013.96.1
Culture: 
Italian, Perugia
Period: 
15th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

William Randolph Hearst, before 1950; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, until 1990; Michael Hall, New York

Bibliography: 

Wilhelm Reinhold Valentiner, Gothic and Renaissance sculptures in the collection of the Los Angeles County Museum: catalogue and guide (Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1951), 72, fig. 23.

Guila Brunetti, “Una questione di Agostino di Duccio: la Madonna d’Auvillers,” Revista d’Arte 28 (1953): 128, fig. 4.

Anthony Radcliffe, The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Renaissance and Later Sculpture (Stuttgart, Germany: Stuttgart, 1992), 56, fig. 8.

Jennifer Montagu, Icons or Portraits? Images of Jesus and Mary from the Collection of Michael Hall, ed. Ena Giurescu Heller, exh. cat. (New York: The Gallery at the American Bible Society, 2002), 42–43, no. 7, ill.

“Acquisitions 2014,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2014_02.pdf (accessed December 1, 2014).

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.