Artist Nicolas Dipre, French, active, 1495 - 1532
Title
  • Crucifixion
Date ca. 1500
Medium Paint on wood panel
Dimensions Unframed: 11 1/2 × 17 7/16 inches (29.2 × 44.3 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund
Accession Number 50.57
Department European Painting
Not On View
until 1910, collection of Marchese Durazzo (Genoa, Italy).
collection of Breschi (Rome, Italy).
by 1950, (Vitale Bloch, Amsterdam, Netherlands);
1950-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Sterling, C. La Peinture française: les peintres du Moyen Age. ca.1941, p. 27, cited under cat. 49 [a pendant to the Marriage of the Virgin "dans une collection particuliè en Italie"].

Sterling, C. "Two XV Century Provençal Painters Revived, I: Nicolas Dipre," Gazette des Beaux-Arts, series 6, vol. 22 (October 1942): p. 16 [as "pendant...in a private collection in Italy"; article pp. 9-16].

Grigaut, P. L. "A Crucifixion from Provence." Bulletin of the DIA 29, no. 4 (1949): pp. 90-93 (ill.).

Ring, G. A Century of French Painting,1400-1500. London, 1949, no. 270, pl. 142.

Catalogue of Paintings, vol. 1. cat., Frick Collection. New York, 1949, p. 226.

Cummings, Frederick J., ed. Selected Works from the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1979, p. 101, no. 72 (ill.).

Rosenberg, P. and M.C. Stewart. French Paintings, 1500-1825: The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. San Francisco, 1987, pp. 22-3, (repr.) (fig. 6).

Thiébaut, D. "Nicolas Dipre," Nouvelles Acquisitions du Departement des Peintures (1983-1986). Exh. cat. Paris, 1987, p. 106 (ill. as comparative material).

Thiébaut, D."Nicolas Dipre: deux nouveaux éléments de prédelle au Louvre," La Revue du Louvre, no. 4 (1989): p. 221, p. 224, note 30, (ill.) p. 220, (fig. 13) [article pp. 215-224].

Primatifs français, Découvertes et redécouvertes. Exh. cat., Louvre. Paris, February-May 2004, pp. 156, 157, footnote 20, 160, 177 [b/w photo installed in the exhibition].

Elsig, F. La Peinture en France au XVe siècle. Galerie des Arts. Milan, 2004, pl. 54.

Borchert, Till-Holger. The Age of Van Eyck: The Mediterranean World and Early Netherlandish Painting 1430-1530. Exh. cat., Stedelijke Musea. Bruges, 2002, pp. 36-37 (ill.); p. 250, no. 69 (7) (ill.).