European Art
Artist: Neri di Bicci, Italian, Florence, 1419–1492/93

A Scene from the Legend of Saint Nicholas of Bari

ca. 1460–1470

Tempera on panel

30.8 x 30.5 cm (12 1/8 x 12 in.) framed: 32.7 x 31.75 x 6.03 cm (12 7/8 x 12 1/2 x 2 3/8 in.)
University Purchase from James Jackson Jarves
1871.39
Culture: 
Italian, Florence
Period: 
15th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
Not on view
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), 48–49, no. 53.

Russell Sturgis, Jr., Manual of the Jarves Collection of Early Italian Pictures (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1868), 60.

W. F. Brown, Boston, Catalogue of the Jarves Collection of Early Italian Pictures, sale cat. (1871), Neri di Bicci.

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): 147, Neri di Bicci.

Osvald Sirén, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures in the Jarves Collection Belonging to Yale University (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1916), 99–100, Neri di Bicci.

Raimond van Marle, The Development of the Italian Schools of Painting, 10 (The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1928), 523–546.

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), 388, Neri di Bicci.

“Picture Book Number One,” Bulletin of the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University 15, nos.1–3 (October 1946): fig. 10.

Mrs. Francis Steegmuller, The Two Lives of James Jackson Jarves (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1951), 298.

Rediscovered Italian Paintings, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1952), 30–31, Neri di Bicci.

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), 156, Neri di Bicci.

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), 165–166, Neri di Bicci.

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

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.

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