Artist workshop of Agostino di Giovanni, Italian, 1285-1348
Title
  • Madonna and Child with Angels
Date c. 1335/1340
Medium marble
Dimensions Overall: 30 × 37 3/16 × 2 1/2 inches (76.2 × 94.4 × 6.4 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 25.151
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Before 1868, John Temple Leader (Castello di Vincigliata, Vincigliata, Italy);
(Arturo Grassi, Florence, Italy);
1925-present, purchased by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, Masterpieces of Art Art in Memory of W.R. Valentiner, April 6- May 17, 1959, p. 269 (ill)

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