European Art
Artist: Giovanni di Bartolomeo Cristiani, Italian, Pistoia, documented 1347–ca. 1400

Saint Lucy Enthroned

ca. 1375

Tempera on panel

83.2 x 77.5 x 0.9 cm (32 3/4 x 30 1/2 x 3/8 in.) image: 75.7 cm (29 13/16 in.) framed: 93.66 x 88.27 cm (36 7/8 x 34 3/4 in.)
Bequest of Maitland F. Griggs, B.A. 1896
1943.215
Culture: 
Italian, Pistoia
Period: 
14th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Alfonso Tacoli-Canacci Collection, entitled Etruria Pittrice, as of 1782; Ercole Canessa Collection, Milan; Canessa sale, American Art Galleries, New York, 25-26 January 1924, lot #162; Maitland F. Griggs Collection, New York, 1924-1943.

Bibliography: 

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

Nicoletta Baldini, Invisibile agli occhi: atti della Giornata di studio in ricordo di Lisa Venturini, Firenze, Fondazione Roberto Longhi, 15 dicembre 2005 (Florence: Fondazione di Studi di Storia dell’arte Roberto Longhi, 2007), 13–28, fig. 21.

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.