Provenance Research

Antonio del Ceraiolo (active 1520-1538)
Italy
Madonna and Child with the Infant Saint John the Baptist, ca. 1520
Oil on panel
41 x 31 1/2 in. (104.1 x 80 cm)
Gift of Mrs. E. W. Edwards, 1954.138

Description:
Seated in an interior beside a window are the Madonna, Christ child, and the infant Saint John. A landscape with houses is visible through the window. Behind the Madonna hangs a flowing green drape.

Former Attributions:
Raphael [1483-1520]
Tommaso di Stefano

Provenance:

At least 1951-1955:   Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Edwards, Cincinnati, given to [1]
     
1955-present:   Cincinnati Art Museum


Notes:
[1] The painting may have been in the Edwards' collection as early as 1933 when their collection was exhibited at the Dayton Art Institute. The Edwards' collection was again exhibited there in 1940. No checklist for either exhibition exists.

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