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European Art
Artist: Girolamo di Benvenuto, Italian, Siena, 1470–1524

The Nativity

ca. 1510

Egg tempera on panel

59.7 × 45.4 × 4.4 cm (23 1/2 × 17 7/8 × 1 3/4 in.)
Bequest of Maitland F. Griggs, B.A. 1896
1943.259
Geography: 
Made in Siena, Italy
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Italian, Siena
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Christie's sale, London, "Pictures by Old Masters: The Propery of the Duke of Westminster, the Earl of Clarendon and from Other Sources," 4 July 1924, lot #78; 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.

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.