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Workshop of Francesco Botticini (1446-1497)
Italy
Madonna and Child and Saint John in a Landscape,
ca. 1480-85
Tempera on wood
20 1/2 x 11 3/4 in. (52 x 30 cm)
Gift of the Duke and Duchess of Talleyrand-Perigord,
1956.309

Description:
The Madonna kneels with her hands in prayer. The Christ child lays on the floor reaching his hands toward the Madonna. Saint John kneels beside the child with his arms crossed over his chest. A landscape in the background includes a path leading to a town.


Provenance:

    Cardinal Joseph Fesch [1763-1839], Rome
     
    Anne Dunde Collection
     
    Private Collection, Edinburgh, Scotland
     
?-until November 29, 1950:   James D. Dundas, sold at Sotheby's, London, November 29, 1950, lot 39, to [1]
     
November 29, 1950-?:   Redmayne
     
By at least 1956:   Duke and Duchess of Talleyrand-Perigord, Rome, given to
     
1956-present:   Cincinnati Art Museum


Notes:
[1] Dundas is identified as the consigner in the Sotheby's auctioneer's copy of the November 29, 1950, catalogue. John T. Spike, Italian Paintings in the Cincinnati Art Museum, p. 20, fn. 3.

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