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European Art
Artist: Jacopo del Sellaio, Italian, Florence, ca. 1441–1498

Virgin and Child with Angels Seated on Clouds

ca. 1485–90

Tempera on panel

107.8 × 67.3 cm (42 7/16 × 26 1/2 in.)
University Purchase from James Jackson Jarves
1871.46
Geography: 
Made in Florence, Italy
Status: 
Not 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: 

Mrs. Francis Steegmuller, The Two Lives of James Jackson Jarves (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1951), 300.

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.

Christopher Daly, “A New Fragment of the Carmine Altarpiece and Other Works by Jacopo del Sellaio,” Commentari d’arte 20, nos. 58–59 (May–December 2014): 54–55, fig. 5.

Laurence Kanter, Bruno Mottin, and Rita Piccione Albertson, Leonardo: Discoveries from Verrocchio’s Studio, Early Paintings and New Attributions, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2018), 92, fig. 71.

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.