Artist Bartolomeo di Giovanni, Italian, active 1470/75 - 1501
  • The Madonna and Four Saints Adoring the Infant Jesus
Date ca. 1495
Medium Paint on cradled wood panel
Dimensions Unframed: 15 × 9 3/4 inches (38.1 × 24.8 cm)
Framed: 22 × 17 1/8 × 1 7/8 inches (55.9 × 43.5 × 4.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Lillian Henkel Haass
Accession Number 52.229
Department European Painting
Not On View
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.