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European Art
Artist: Tino di Camaino, Italian, Siena, ca. 1285–1337

Three Princesses

ca. 1325–35

Marble and mosaic inlay

unframed: 73.4 × 62 cm (28 7/8 × 24 7/16 in.)
other (hanging elements): 3 cm(1 3/16 in.)
Gift of Maitland F. Griggs, B.A. 1896
1939.556
Geography: 
Made in Siena, Italy
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Italian, Siena
Period: 
14th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Comte Grégoire Stroganoff (1829–1910), Rome; Maitland Fuller Griggs (1852–1943), New York, by about 1915 (on loan to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1926–1939); given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1939

Bibliography: 

Gregory Stroganov, Ludwig Pollak, and Antonio Muñoz, Pièces de choix de la collection du Comte Grégoire Stroganoff à Rome, 2 (Rome: Rome: Unione editrice, 1912), 116, pl. LXXXVII.

Wilhelm Reinhold Valentiner, Tino di Camaino, a Sienese sculptor of the fourteenth century, by W.R. Valentiner; with eighty-three plates and twenty-eight illustrations in the text (Paris: The Pegasus Press, 1935), 137–8, pl. 75.

Georg Swarzenski, Arts of the Middle Ages: a loan exhibition, February 17 to March 24, 1940, exh. cat. (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1940), 50, no. 158, pl. XLI.

Katherine Neilson and Andrew Carnduff Ritchie, Selected Paintings and Sculpture from the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1972), no. 119, ill.

Dorothy Gillerman, Gothic Sculpture in America: The New England Museums, 1 (New York: Garland Publishing, 1989), 326–-27, no. 242, ill.

Tanja Michalsky, Memoria und Repräsentation: die Grabmäler des Königshauses Anjou in Italien (Göttingen, Germany: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2000), 312.

Francesca Baldelli, Tino Di Camaino (Morbio Inferiore, Switzerland: Selective Art, 2007), 426.

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