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St Geminianus, St Michael and St Augustine, each with an Angel above

Simone Martini (painter)

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Title/s

St Geminianus, St Michael and St Augustine, each with an Angel above

Maker/s

Simone Martini and workshop (painter) [ULAN info: Italian artist, 1280/5(?)-1344]

Category

painting

Name

painting

School/Style

Italian

Sienese School

Technique Description

tempera with gold on panel

Dimensions

height: (Left wing): 109.25 cm
width: (): 38.25 cm
height: (Central Panel): 110.25 cm
width: (): 38.25 cm
height: (Right wing): 110.5 cm
width: 38.25 cm

Date

circa 1319

Provenance

bought: Butler, Charles 1893 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

Thomas Blayds; his sale, Christie's, 30-31 March 1849 (181), as Gentile da Fabriano, bt. Anthony; Rev. J. Fuller Russell by 1854; his posthumous sale, Christie's, 18 April 1885 (101), as Sienese, bt. Charles Butler

Inscriptions/Marks


  1. Position: below the figure of St Geminianus
    Content: .S.GEMINIA..S. (see Catalogue for accurate transcription)

  2. Position: below the figure of St Augustine
    Content: .S.AVGV... (the last two letters largely conjectural, see Catalogue for accurate transcription)

Documentation

  1. (2005) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum, London: Scala [page: 11]
  2. Earp, F.R. (1902) A Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.) [page: 127, 128]
  3. Goodison, J.W. (1967) [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960], London [page: 4]
    Source title: Illustrated London News (1960)
  4. (1912) The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, London? [page: 101]
  5. (1929) The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (1929), London? [page: 194]
  6. Marle, Raimond van The Development of the Italian Schools of Painting, [page: 200] 1928)
  7. Marle, Raimond van The Development of the Italian Schools of Painting, [page: 213] 1928)
  8. Edgell, G.H. (1932) History of Sienese Painting,
    [comments: fig. 85]
  9. Goodison, J.W. (1967) [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960], London [page: 383]
    Source title: Illustrated London News (1960)
  10. Pope-Hennessy, John 'Three Panels by Simone Martini', [page: 193-4]
    Source title: Burlington Magazine (1949)
  11. Winter, C. (1950) Treasures in Cambridge, London? [page: 20]
  12. Paccagnini, G. (1957) Simone Martini, [page: 42-44]
    [comments: pl. XVI]
  13. Winter, Carl (1959) Treasures of Cambridge (Illustrations), London?
    [comments: pl. 33]
  14. Goodison, J.W. (1967) [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960], London
    Source title: Illustrated London News (1960)
    [comments: Goldsmith's Hall exhibition, pl. 40]
  15. (1960) Italian Art and Britain (Souvenir), [page: 20]
  16. Goodison, J.W. (1967) [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960], London [page: 3]
    Source title: Illustrated London News (1960)
    [comments: R.A. exhibition]
  17. (1985) Simone Martini e 'chompagni', Florence [page: 91]
  18. Conti, Alessandro Simone Martini e 'Chompagni', [page: 158-162]
    Source title: Bolletino D'Arte (1986)
    [comments: pl. 20]
  19. Paccagnini, G. (1957) Simone Martini, [page: 47-51]
  20. Gordon, Dillian Simone Martini's altar-piece for S. Agostino, San Gimignano, [page: 103]
    Source title: Burlington Magazine (1991)
    [comments: figs. 1, 2]

Accession Number

552 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 635; Input Date: 1999-12-16 / Last Edit: 2009-01-26)

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