Madonna and Child with St. Catherine of Siena, Saint Anthony of Padua and Angels, ca. 1480

  • Matteo di Giovanni di Bartolo, Italian, ca. 1430-1495

Tempera on wood panel

  • Framed: Unframed: 25 7/8 × 18 1/2 × 1 1/4 inches (65.7 × 47 × 3.2 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Horace E. Dodge

25.24

On View

  • European: Medieval and Renaissance W232

Department

European Painting

  • Religious art
  • Christianity
  • Saints
  • Panel (wood)
  • Tempera
  • Figures (representations)
  • Painting (visual work)
  • Panel painting (painting by form)
  • Siena
  • Christ
  • Angels (spirits)
  • Madonna

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed, around the contour of Mary's halo: REGINA C[O]ELI LETARE AL

Provenance

by 1923, Sir Philip Burne-Jones (London, England); 1925 (Sir Joseph Duveen, London, England); Mrs. Hugh Dillman [Mrs. Horace E. Dodge] (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1925-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Valentiner, W.R. "A Madonna by Matteo di Giovanni." Bulletin of the DIA 6, no. 6 (March 1925) p. 75 (ill.). L'Amour de l'art 7 (February 1926): pp. 70-71. Heil, W. Catalogue of Paintings in the Permanent Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1930, cat. 143 (ill.). Berenson, B. Italian pictures of the Renaissance; A List of the Principal Artists and Their Works, with an Index of Places. Oxford, 1932, p. 351. Loan Exhibition of Italian Paintings from the XIV to XVI Century. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1933, cat. 60. Berenson, B. Pitture italiane del Rinascimento. Milan, 1936, p. 301. Van Marle, R. The Development of the Italian Schools of Paintings, Vol. XVI: The Renaissance Painters of Tuscany. The Hague, 1937, pp. 356, 404-405 (cited). Richardson, E.P., ed. Detroit Insitute of Arts Catalogue of Paintings, 2nd ed. Detroit, 1944, p. 87, no. 143. Paintings in the Detroit Institute of Arts: A Checklist of the Paintings Acquired Before June 1965. Detroit, 1965, p. 73. Berenson, B. Italian pictures of the Renaissance: A List of the Principal Artists and Their Works with an Index of Places. Vol. 1, Central Italian and North Italian Schools. London, 1968, p. 258. Fredericksen, B. and F. Zeri. Census of Pre-19th Century Italian Paintings in North American Collections. Cambridge, MA, 1972, p. 139. Dell, T., et al. The Dodge Collection of 18th Century French and English Art in the Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1996, Appendix I, p. 229. Trimpi, Erica. "Matteo di Giovanni: Documents and a Critical Catalogue of his Panel Paintings." Ph.D. diss., University of Michigan, 1987, vol. 1, cat. 24, pp. 132-33; vol. 2 (fig. 79).

Rights Status

Matteo di Giovanni di Bartolo, Madonna and Child with St. Catherine of Siena, Saint Anthony of Padua and Angels, ca. 1480, tempera on wood panel. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Horace E. Dodge, 25.24.