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Artist: Benedetto da Maiano, Italian, 1442–1497

Virgin and Child with St. John the Baptist and Three Cherubs

ca. 1489–93

Polychromed stucco relief

144.78 x 69.09 x 11.94 cm (57 x 27 3/16 x 4 11/16 in.) base: 32.39 cm (12 3/4 in.)
Robert Lehman Foundation Acquisition Fund for Early European and Contemporary Art and A. Conger Goodyear, B.A. 1899, Fund
2015.32.1
Culture: 
Italian, Florentine
Period: 
15th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ettore Canessa Collection (sale New York, January 25, 1924 (lot. 188)); possibly with Piero Tozzi in the late 1970s; Estate of David Abbate (1980–2013); Adam Weinberger, New York (2013–14)

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

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.