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Madonna and Child

Sebastiano del Piombo (Sebastiano Luciani) (painter)

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Madonna and Child


Sebastiano del Piombo (Sebastiano Luciani) (painter) [ULAN info: Italian artist, 1485-1547]







Technique Description

oil on panel


diameter: 68.5 cm




bought: Pouncey, Philip, Mrs 1997 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

Charles Ranshaw, sale, Christie's 2 May 1947, lot 117; bt. Philip Pouncey, on behalf of his uncle, Duncan Roberts, who bequeathed it to Philip Pouncey; Mrs Philip Pouncey

With grants from the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund and the National Art-Collections Fund with contributions from the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum, the Gow, Percival and University Purchase funds and the Perrins Bequest.


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  2. Zeri, Federico (1957) Pittura e controriforma: l'arte senza tempo di Scipione da Gaeta, Turin [page: 107]
    [comments: pl. 18]
  3. Berenson, Bernard (1957) Italian pictures of the Renaissance: a list of the principal artists and their works, with an index of places. Venetian school, London?: Phaidon Press
    [comments: fig. 712]
  4. Freedberg, S.J. (1961) Painting of the High Renaissance in Rome and Florence, Cambridge (Cambs.) [page: 145]
    [comments: pl. 201]
  5. Safarik, E.A. Contribuiti all'opera di Sebastiano del Piombo, [page: 71]
    Source title: Arte Veneta (1963)
    [comments: fig. 93]
  6. Volpe, Carlo (1980) L'opera completa di Sebastiano del Piombo, Milano
    [comments: no. 40, colour plate XXIII]
  7. Dussler, L. (1942) Sebastiano del Piombo, [page: 38, 39]
    [comments: pl. 52]
  8. Cohen, Charles E. (1996) The Art of Giovanni Antonio Pordenone: Between Dialect and Language, Cambridge (Cambs.) [page: 154-155]
  9. Cork, Richard A holy mother knows best, London?
    Source title: The Times (1997)
  10. Simon, Robert (1998) Review 1997, London?: National Art Collections Fund [page: 59]
    [comments: repr. colour]

Accession Number

PD.55-1997 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 1034; Input Date: 2000-01-13 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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