Young Mother Receiving Congratulations of Friends, 15th century

  • Italian

Oil on wood panel

  • Framed: Unframed (irreg.): 22 1/2 × 22 1/2 inches (57.2 × 57.2 cm) Framed (irreg.): 25 × 25 × 2 inches (63.5 × 63.5 × 5.1 cm)

Gift of Mr. K. T. Keller



European Painting

  • Christianity
  • Interior
  • Italian
  • Women
  • Oil
  • Panel (wood)
  • Figures (representations)
  • Mother
  • Painting (visual work)
  • Tondo
  • Panel painting (painting by form)
  • Infant
  • Bed
  • Florence
  • Cats


1934, (Elia Volpe, Palazzo Davanzati, Florence, Italy); (Leopold Benjugat, London, England, Paris, France, and New York, New York, USA); June 25-30, 1934, auction of Museo di Palazzo Davanzati, property of Leopold Bengujat at (Galleria Bellini, Florence, Italy), lot 226. until 1946, remained with (Galleria Bellini, Florence, Italy). until 1949, (French & Co., New York, New York, USA); collection of Mr. K. T. Keller (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1965-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Decorative Arts of the Italian Renaissance, 1400-1600. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, 1958, pp. 34-35, no. 53 (ill.). Frederickson, Burton B. and Federico Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections. Cambridge, 1972, p. 222. Carli, Cecilia de. I Deschi da Parto e la Pittura del Primo Rinascimento Toscana. Florence, 1997, pp. 66-67 (ill.). Musacchio, Jacqueline Marie. The Art and Ritual of Childbirth in Renaissance Italy. New Haven and London, 1999, p. 45 (ill.).

Rights Status

Italian, Young Mother Receiving Congratulations of Friends, 15th century, oil on wood panel. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mr. K. T. Keller, 65.384.A.