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The Virgin Enthroned with Saint Amadio and Saint Anthony, 1529

  • Bagnacavallo (Bartolomeo Ramenghi), Italian, 1484-1542

Paint on wood panel

  • Unframed: 53 1/2 × 45 inches (135.9 × 114.3 cm)
  • 64 1/2 × 55 3/4 × 4 1/2 inches (163.8 × 141.6 × 11.4 cm)

Gift of James E. Scripps

89.22

Signed and dated, lower center: 1 5 2 9 BMEO RAMENCHI FECE

Inscribed, on pedestal, lower center: IO PIERO DE MEO DALA CEREGIA O FATA FARE QUESTA FIGVRA P(ER) MIA DEVOTIONE ADIVLTIMO DE NOVE(M)BRE 1 5 2 9 BMEO RAMENCHI FECE

collection of Giuseppi Placidi (Rome)

late 1880's, purchased by James E. Scripps [1835-1906] (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1889-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Scripps, J. Handbook of the paintings, ancient and modern, belonging to the Detroit Museum of Arts. Detroit, 1895, pp. 14-15, cat. 20. Catalogue of the James E. Scripps Collection of Old Masters. DMA. Detroit, 1889, pp. 23-24, cat. 21, [as by Bartolommeo Ramenghi]. "The Scripps Old Masters," The Collector 2, no. 13 (May 1, 1891): pp. 149-152, p. 149 [as by Bartolommeo Ramenghi, called Bagnacavello]. Handbook of Paintings by the Old Masters. Detroit, 1910, pp. 22-23, cat. 20. Burroughs, C. "A XIV Century Painting by Bartolommeo Ramenghi," Bulletin of the DIA 13, no. 7 (May 1919): pp. 58-9, (repr. on cover). Burroughs, C. Catalogue of paintings, sculpture and contemporary arts and crafts. cat., DIA. Detroit, 1920, p. 36, no. 24. Richardson, E. P., ed. DIA Catalogue of Paintings, 2nd ed. Detroit, 1944, pp. 7-8, no. 420. Paintings in the DIA: a checklist of the paintings acquired before June 1965. DIA, Detroit, 1965, p. 10. Fredericksen, B. & F. Zeri. Census of pre-19th century Italian paintings in North American Collections. Cambridge, 1972, p. 14 [as signed and dated 1529].

Bagnacavallo (Bartolomeo Ramenghi), The Virgin Enthroned with Saint Amadio and Saint Anthony, 1529, paint on wood panel. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of James E. Scripps, 89.22.