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The Madonna and Four Saints Adoring the Infant Jesus, ca. 1495

  • Bartolomeo di Giovanni, Italian, active 1470/75 - 1501

Paint on cradled wood panel

  • Unframed: 15 × 9 3/4 inches (38.1 × 24.8 cm)
  • 22 × 17 1/8 × 1 7/8 inches (55.9 × 43.5 × 4.8 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Lillian Henkel Haass


until 1927, (Paul Bottenweiser, Berlin, Germany)

Julius H. Haass (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

by inheritance, Mrs. Lillian Henkel Haass (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1952-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Van Marle, R. The Development of the Italian Schools of Painting, vol. 13. The Hague, 1931, p. 256 [as by Bartolommeo di Giovanni; in Haass collection]. Berenson, B. Italian pictures of the Renaissance: a list of the principal artists and their works, with an index of places. Oxford, 1932, p. 6 [as Alunno di Domenico; picture in Haass collection]. Sixteenth Loan Exhibition of Italian Paintings from the XIV to the XVI Century. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, March 8-30, 1933, cat. 29 [lent by L. H. Haass]. Berenson, B. Pitture italiane del rinascimento. Milan, 1936, p. 5 [in Haass collection]. Richardson, E.P. "An Adoration of the Christ Child by Bartolommeo di Giovanni." Bulletin of the DIA 32, no. 4 (1952-3): pp. 83-85. Berenson, B. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: Florentine School, vol. 1. New York, 1963, p. 25 [predella panel, restored/repainted]. Paintings in the DIA: a checklist of the paintings acquired before June 1965. Detroit, 1965, p. 11. Fahy, E. "Some followers of Domenico Ghirlandaio," Ph.D. dissertation, Harvard University, 1968 [Garland series, New York, 1976], p. 134, cat. 21 [as "Nativity with St. Gregory and Two Other Saints"]. Frederickson, B. and F. Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth Century Italian Paintings. Cambridge, 1972, p. 16.

Bartolomeo di Giovanni, The Madonna and Four Saints Adoring the Infant Jesus, ca. 1495, paint on cradled wood panel. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Lillian Henkel Haass, 52.229.