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European Art
Artist, possibly by: Cristofano dell’ Altissimo, Italian, ca. 1525–1605

Amerigo Vespucci

ca. 1575

Oil on panel transferred to canvas

56.5 × 45.4 cm (22 1/4 × 17 7/8 in.)
University purchase from James Jackson Jarves
1871.86
Geography: 
Made in Florence, Italy
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Italian, Florence
Period: 
16th 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), 306.

Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1972), 223; 600.

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.