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Artist: Fra Angelico, Italian, ca. 1395–1455

Saint Michael Archangel Makes the Sea Withdraw to Leave a Passage for a Woman who Gave Birth on a Pilgrimage to Tumba, and Saint Michael Archangel and the Bull of Monte Gargano


Tempera on panel

42.2 x 90.5 cm (16 5/8 x 35 5/8 in.)
Bequest of Maitland F. Griggs, B. A. 1896
Italian, Florence
14th century
Not on view

Cav. Masi Collection, Capánnoli, near Pontedera; Achillito Chiesa Collection, Milan; Vicomte Bernard d'Hendécourt Collection, Paris (before 1921-1929); Collections of the Vicomte Bernard D'Hendecourt Sale, Sotheby's, London, 8 May 1929, lot #112 (as Gherardo Starnina; purchased by Griggs for £760); Maitland F. Griggs Collection, New York, 1929-1943.


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.

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