The Annunciatory Angel Artist: Giovanni di Paolo (Italian, 1403–1482)

ca. 1460–65

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On view, 2nd floor, European Art

Tempera with silver and gold leaf on panel


41 15/16 × 16 3/4 in. (106.5 × 42.5 cm)

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Maitland F. Griggs, B.A. 1896, Fund; Robert Lehman Foundation Acquisition Fund for Early European and Contemporary Art; and Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund

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15th century


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Venerabile Compagnia degli Artisti, Montepulciano, Italy, 1862, to at least 1875. Alois Stegmüller (born 1889), Heidelberg, Germany, by 1980; sale, Berlinghof Kunstauktionshaus, Heidelberg, Germany, November 21–22, 1980, lot 893 (as an unknown northern painter, ca. 1500); sold to Professor Dr. Wolfgang Jaeger, Heidelberg, Germany (on loan to the Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, 1984–2008) [sale, Christie’s, London, 8 July 2008, lot 4; (unsold)] [sale Christie’s London, 8 December 2009, lot 41; (unsold)]; sale, Christie’s, London, December 7, 2010, lot 9; sold to the Alana Collection, Newark, Delaware, December 7, 2010; sold to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2021
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