ave maria gr[at]ia (around outer edge of panel), salve regina vergene maria [gratia] plena (around mandorla), VERGENE MATRE [...] GLO (on the Virgin's halo), DEV HOMO R (on Child's halo), salve regina (on scrolls supporting repeated pelican motif on Virgin's robe).
Panel: 98.9 x 59.4 cm (39 x 23 3/8 in.); Painted surface: 97.7 x 57 cm (38 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.)
Charles H. and Mary F. S. Worcester Collection
Extended information about this artwork
Art News 27, 10 (December 8, 1928), p. 1, ill.
“Famous Art Works Exhibited in Clubhouse,” Art in the Union League Club of Chicago: Union League Club Bulletin (January 1929), p. 7, ill.
Pantheon 3 (1929), pp. 102, ill, 104.
Daniel Catton Rich, “Two Trecento Venetian Panels,” Art Institute of Chicago Bulletin 24, 7 (1930), pp. 88–89, cover ill.
The University of Chicago, The Renaissance Society, Catalogue of a Loan Exhibition of Religious Art from the Fourth Century to the Present Time (1930), no. 33.
The University of Chicago, The Renaissance Society, Anniversary Bulletin (Autumn – Winter 1930), cover ill.
Lionello Venturi, Pitture italiane in America (Milan, 1931), pl. CIV.
William Suida, review of Pitture italiane in America by L. Venturi, in Belvedere 10 (1931), p. 191, pl. 104.
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Daniel Catton Rich, Catalogue of the Charles H. and Mary F. S. Worcester Collection of Paintings, Sculpture, and Drawings (Chicago, 1938), pp. viii, 6, no. 2, pl. II.
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Luigi Coletti, “Sulla Mostra della Pittura Bolognese del Trecento: Con una Coda Polemica,” Emporium 112 (1950), pp. 252–54.
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Isle. Hecht, “Madonna of Humility,” Art Institute of Chicago Bulletin 70 (1976), pp. 10–13, fig. 2.
Christopher Lloyd, Italian Paintings before 1600 in the Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Collection (Chicago, 1993), pp. 34–37, ill.
Carl Brandon Strehlke, book review of “Italian Paintings before 1600 in the Art Institute of Chicago. A Catalogue of the Collection,” Burlington Magazine 136 (1994), pp. 625–26, ill, as Carlo da Camerino.
Mojír S. Frinta, Punched Decoration on Late Medieval Panel and Miniature Painting, (Prague, 1998), pp. 132, 212, no. Fd49, as Genoese(?) and Camarinese (Carlo da Camerino(?)).
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Francesca Pasut, in The Alana Collection: Newark, Delaware, USA, Italian Paintings from the 13th to 15th Century, Miklós Boskovits et al., vol. 1 (Florence, 2009), pp. 154, 156, n. 4, as Olivuccio di Ciccarello.
Chicago, The Union League Club, 1928 (no cat.).
The University of Chicago, The Renaissance Society, Religious Art from the Fourth Century to the Present Time, 1930, no. 33, as Jacobello di Bonomo.
The Art Institute of Chicago, A Century of Progress, 1933, no. 86, as Jacobello di Bonomo (?).
The Art Institute of Chicago, The Christmas Story in Art, 1938–39 (no cat.).
Count Ambroz-Migazzy, Sarvar, Hungary [according to Daniel Catton Rich, Catalogue of the Charles H. and Mary F. S. Worcester Collection of Paintings, Sculpture, and Drawings, 1938]. E. and A. Silberman Galleries, New York [according to receipt dated November 21, 1928, in curatorial files]; Sold by Silberman to Charles H. Worcester, Chicago, 1928, [according to receipt dated November 21, 1928, in curatorial files]; given to the Art Institute, 1947.
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