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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Artist: Niccolò di Pietro Gerini, Italian, ca. 1340–1414

The Annunciation

ca. 1380–90

Tempera on panel

framed: 136.8 × 116.5 × 7.5 cm (53 7/8 × 45 7/8 × 2 15/16 in.)
University Purchase from James Jackson Jarves
1871.21
Culture: 
Italian, Florence
Period: 
14th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

James Jackson Jarves Collection, Florence, to 1871; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

James Jackson Jarves, Descriptive Catalogue of “Old Masters,” Collected by James J. Jarves, to Illustrate the History of Painting from A.D. 1200 to the Best Periods of Italian Art (Cambridge, Mass.: H. O. Houghton and Co., 1860), 43, no. 15.

Russell Sturgis, Jr., Manual of the Jarves Collection of Early Italian Pictures (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1868), 33, no. 19.

W. F. Brown, Boston, Catalogue of the Jarves Collection of Early Italian Pictures, sale cat. (1871), 14, lot 19 (Pietro Cavallini).

William Rankin, “Some Early Italian Pictures in the Jarves Collection of the Yale School of Fine Arts at New Haven,” American Journal of Archaeology 10 (April-June 1895): 141, Pietro Cavallini, last half of XIV century.

William Rankin, Notes on the Collections of Old Masters at Yale University, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Fogg Museum of Harvard University (Wellesley, Mass.: Department of Art of Wellesley College, 1905), 8, no. 19.

Osvald Sirén, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures in the Jarves Collection Belonging to Yale University (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1916), 55–56, no. 21, (Niccolò di Pietro Gerini, ca. 1370s), fig. 21.

Richard Offner, “Niccolò di Pietro Gerini,” Art in America 9 (1921): 239, immediate follower of Gerini, ca. 1401.

Raimond van Marle, Development of the Italian Schools of Painting, 1, 3, 9, 17 (The Hague: M. Nijhoff, 1923), 573, vol. 3 (Starnina).

Richard Offner, Italian Primitives at Yale University: Comments and Revisions (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1927), 3, (Gerini).

Bernard Berenson, Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: A List of the Principal Artists and Their Works, with an Index of Places (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1932), 395, Gerini.

Mrs. Francis Steegmuller, The Two Lives of James Jackson Jarves (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1951), 294.

Bernard Berenson, Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: a list of the principal artists and their works, with an index of places, 1 (New York; Greenwich, Conn.: Phaidon, 1963), 160, Gerini.

Brigitte Klesse, Seidenstoff in der italienischen Malerei des vierzehnten Jahrhunderts (Bern, Switzerland: Stampfli, 1967), 205, no. 78 (Gerini).

Charles Seymour Jr., Early Italian Paintings in the Yale University Art Gallery: A Catalogue by Charles Seymour, Jr. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 59, no. 40, fig. 40.

Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1972), 81, 599.

Miklos Boskovits, Pittura fiorentina alla vigilia del Rinascimento, 1370-1400 (Florence, Italy: Edam, 1975), 410, Gerini, ca. 1375-1380.

Richard Offner, A Critical and Historical Corpus of Florentine Painting: A Legacy of Attributions (New York: H. B. J. Maginnis, 1981), 78, (“later and remoter Gerineschi”).

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.