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Madonna and Child, between 1540 and 1545

  • Jacopo Bassano, Italian, 1510-1592

Oil on canvas

  • Unframed: 31 3/4 × 25 1/8 inches (80.6 × 63.8 cm)
  • 32 × 28 1/4 × 2 1/2 inches (81.3 × 71.8 × 6.4 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund

37.142

until 1919, Collection S.C. Goldsmid (London, England)

January 24, 1919, auction (Christie's, London, England) lot 87

1919-1935 (A.L. Nicholson, London, England)

June 14, 1935, auction (Christie's, London, England) lot 113

sold to Turner. 1935, (Jakob Heimann, Milan, Italy)

1937-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Valentiner, W.R. "A Madonna by Jacopo Bassano." Bulletin of the DIA 17, 2 (November 1937): pp. 6-7 (cover ill.). Richardson, E.P., ed. Detroit Institute of Arts, Catalogue of Paintings. Detroit, 1944, p. 9, no. 423 (ill.). Pontormo to Greco:The Age of Mannerism. Exh. cat., John Herron Art Museum. Indianapolis, 1954, no. 51 (ill.). [dated ca/ 1540-1545] Jacopo Bassano. Exh. cat., Palazzo Ducale. Venice, 1957, no. 29 (ill.). Berenson, B. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: The Venetian School. London, 1957, Vol. 1, p. 17. Zampetti, P. Jacopo Bassano. Rome, 1958, p. 34 (pl. 36). Arslan, E. I Bassano. Milan, 1960, Vol. 1, pp. 76, 167. Paintings in the DIA: A checklist of the paintings acquired before June 1965. Detroit, 1965, p. 11. Richardson, E.P., ed. Treasures from the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1966, p. 92 (ill.). Kultzen, R. and P. Eikemeier. Venezianische Gemälde des 15. und 16. Jahrhunderts, Bayerische Staatsgemaldesammulungern, Gemäldekataloge. Munich, 1971, Vol. 9, p. 29. Fredericksen, B. and F. Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections. Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1972, p. 18. Rearick, W.R. "The Life and Works of Jacopo dal Ponte, called Bassano, c. 1510–1592." Jacopo Bassano c. 1510–1592. Fort Worth, 1993, p. 84 (ill.). Ballarin, A. Jacopo Bassano. Padua, 1996, pp. 220-221, no. 221 (ill.).

Jacopo Bassano, Madonna and Child, between 1540 and 1545, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund, 37.142.