Artist circle of Master of the Capella Medici Polyptych, Italian, active ca. 1315-1335
Title
  • Crucifixion
Date mid-14th century
Medium tempera on wood panel
Dimensions Overall: 18 3/4 × 9 7/8 × 1 1/16 inches (47.6 × 25.1 × 2.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with bequest funds from George L. Hull
Accession Number 36.75
Department European Painting
On View European: Medieval and Renaissance W241, Level 2 (see map)
by 1930, collection Robert Langton Douglas (London, England);
1936, collection Capparoni (Rome, Italy);
1936, (Duveen Brothers, New York, New York, USA);
1936, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Venturi, A. "Una tavoletta inedita del 'Maestro del Codice di San Giorgio.'" L'Arte 33 (1930) pp. 375, 377-378 (fig. 1). [as by Master of S. George Codex, who Venturi considered a follower of Simone Martini.]

Van Marle, R. "Le Maitre du Codex de Saint Georges et la peinture française du XIVe siècle." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 43, no. 1 (January 1931): pp. 1-28, pp. 14, 16-17 (fig. 20). [as by Master of S. George Codex.]

Valentiner, W.R. "A Crucifixion by the Master of the St. George Codex." Bulletin of the DIA 16, no. 2 (November 1936): pp. 18-20 (ill.).

Valentiner, W.R. Italian Gothic Painting. Detroit, 1944, pp. 12, 15 (fig. 4). [as by Master of the St. George Codex.]

Richardson, E.P., ed. Detroit Institute of Arts Catalogue of Painting, 2nd ed. Detroit, 1944, p. 87, no. 638. [as by Master of the St. George Codex.]

Richardson, E.P., ed. Masterpieces of Painting and Sculpture from the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1949, p. 38, (ill.).

Le Vie del Mondo 16, no. 4 (April 1954): p. 359 (ill.).

Paintings in the Detrit Institute of Arts: A Checklist of the Paintings Acquired Before June 1965. Detroit, 1965, p. 73. [as Master of St. George Codex.]

Richardson, E.P., ed. Treasures from the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1960, p. 56, (ill.).

Richardson, E.P., ed. Treasures from the Detroit Institute of Arts, 3rd ed. Detroit, 1966, p. 62 (ill.).

Berenson, B. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: Central and North Italian Schools, vol. 1. London, 1968, p. 250.

Fredericksen, B. and F. Zeri. Census of Pre-19th Century Italian Paintings in North American Collections. Cambridge, MA, 1972, p. 218. [as 14th century Florentine.]

dal Poggetto, M. Ciardi Dupré, Il Maestro del Codice di San Giorgio e il Cardinale Jacopo Stefaneschi. Florence, 1981, pp. 265-266, cat. 2. [attibuted to but not accepted as by Master of St. George Codex.]

Gagliardi, J. La conquete de la peinture : l'Europe des ateliers du XIIe au XVe siècle. Paris, 1993, pp. 111-112. [attributed to Roberto d'Oderisio.]