Artist Giovanni Battista Cima, Italian, 1459-1517
  • Annunciation to the Virgin
Date between 1500 and 1505
Medium Paint on wood panel
Dimensions Unframed: 25 × 35 3/4 inches (63.5 × 90.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Ralph Harman Booth
Accession Number 43.478
Department European Painting
Not On View
Conte A. Contini-Bonacossi (Florence, Italy);
before 1932, Ralph H. Booth (Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan, USA);
by inheritance, Mrs. Ralph H. Booth (Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan, USA);
1943-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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Richardson, E. P., ed. DIA Catalogue of Paintings, 2nd ed. Detroit, 1944, p. 26, no. 474, (repr.) [dated picture ca. 1500-05].

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Coletti, L. Cima da Conegliano. Venice, 1959, p. 86, cat. 85.

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Fredericksen, B. and F. Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections. Cambridge, 1972, p. 53.

Humfrey, P. Cima da Conegliano. Cambridge, 1983, p. 97, cat. 41, pl. 176 [as by artist's workshop, dated to ca. 1510-15].