Artist Andrea di Bartolo, Italian, 1389-1428
  • Madonna and Child
Date early 15th century
Medium Paint on wood panel
Dimensions Overall: 25 3/8 × 17 1/2 inches (64.5 × 44.5 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 22.12
Department European Painting
Not On View
(Lucerne Fine Arts, Lucerne, Switzerland);
1922-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Valentiner, W.R. "Sienese Paintings of the XIV-XV Centuries." Bulletin of the DIA 6, 4 (1924-1925): pp. 34-39 (ill.).

Heil, W. Catalogue of Paintings in the Permanent Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1930, no. 2 (ill.).

Berenson, B. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance.Oxford, 1932, p. 9. [as Madonna of Humility]

Berenson, B. Pitture italiane del Rinascimento. Milan, 1936, p. 8. [as Madonna of Humility]

Valentiner, W.R. Detroit Institute of Arts: Italian Gothic Painting. Detroit, 1944, pp. 20-21 (fig. 9) [as Madonna of Humility]

Richardson, E.P., ed. Detroit Institute of Arts, Catalogue of Paintings. Detroit, 1944, p. 6, no. 2.

Paintings in the DIA: A checklist of the paintings acquired before June 1965. Detroit, 1965, p. 8.

Berenson, B. Italian pictures of the Renaissance: a list of the principal artists and their works with an index of places, Central Italian and North Italian schools. London, 1968, Vol. 1, p. 6. [variant at Bologna, Madonna of Humility].

van Os, H. Marias Demut und Verherrlichung in der sienesischen Malerei, 1300-1450. The Hague, 1969, p. 188 (pl. 73).

Fredericksen, B. and F. Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections. Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1972, p. 6. [as Virgin and Child]

van Os, H. "Andrea di Bartolo's Madonna of Humility." M: Bulletin of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts 6, 3 (1974): pp. 19-27.