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European Art
Artist: Lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian, 1378–1455

Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata

ca. 1400–1405

Tempera on panel

unframed: 29.1 × 34.9 cm (11 7/16 × 13 3/4 in.) framed: 37.15 × 43.18 × 5.4 cm (14 5/8 × 17 × 2 1/8 in.)
University Purchase from James Jackson Jarves
1871.25
Geography: 
Made in Florence, Italy
Status: 
On view*
Culture: 
Italian, Florence
Period: 
15th century
Classification: 
Paintings
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), 45, no. 30.

Russell Sturgis, Jr., Manual of the Jarves Collection of Early Italian Pictures (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1868), 37–38, no. 28.

W. F. Brown, Boston, Catalogue of the Jarves Collection of Early Italian Pictures, sale cat. (1871), 15, lot 28 (Agnolo Gaddi).

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): 142, as one of the “pictures of slight interest… may be passed without further notice, with no loss to completeness of the survey”.

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), 9, no. 28.

Osvald Sirén, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures in the Jarves Collection Belonging to Yale University (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1916), 69, no. 25, (probably by an assistant of Lorenzo Monaco), fig. 25.

Mrs. Francis Steegmuller, The Two Lives of James Jackson Jarves (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1951), 295.

Miklos Boskovits, “Mariotto di Nardo e La Formazione del Linguaggio Tardo-Gotico a Firenze negli anni intorno al 1400,” Antichità viva 6 (1968): 22, 27, 30, n. 15 (as Mariotto di Nardo), fig. 7.

Charles Seymour Jr. and Everett Fahy, Annotated copy of Charles Seymour, Jr. Early Italian Paintings in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), reflecting opinions 1966-1998; Mariotto di Nardo.

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), 117, fig. 117.

Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1972), 121, 599.

Miklos Boskovits, Pittura fiorentina alla vigilia del Rinascimento, 1370-1400 (Florence, Italy: Edam, 1975), 398, Mariotto di Nardo, ca. 1400-1405.

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.