European Art
Artist: Francesco di Giorgio Martini, Italian, 1439–1502

Virgin and Child with Angels and Cherubim

ca. 1490

Cartapesta [papier mache] relief on a poplar support

126 x 82.8 x 11.5 cm (49 5/8 x 32 5/8 x 4 ½ in) overall
Maitland F. Griggs, B.A. 1896, Fund and Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund
2021.75.1
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Italy, Siena
Period: 
15th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Art Market, Lucerne, Switzerland, 1925 (according to Bode, 1925)
Jakob Goldschmidt (1882-1955), Berlin
Hugo Helbing auktion, Frankfurt-am-Main, 23 June 1936, lot 68 (forced sale), where purchased by
Dr. Irmgard Freiin von Lemmers-Danforth (1892-1984), by whom donated to
The city of Wetzlar, Germany, for exhibition in the Palais Papius, Wetzlar
Restituted to the heirs of Jacob Goldschmidt, 2020, by whom sold at
Sotheby’s, London, 5 December 2020, lot 29, where purchased by
Benappi Fine Art

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