Artist Dalmasio di Jacopo, Italian, before ca. 1320 - 1373
Title
  • Saint Paul
Date between 1370 and 1377
Medium egg tempera on wood panel
Dimensions Overall: 5 5/8 × 22 1/16 × 1 3/16 inches (14.3 × 56 × 3 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund
Accession Number 37.189.3
Department European Painting
On View European: Medieval and Renaissance W241, Level 2 (see map)
1920s, (Giuseppe Bellesi, London, England);
1937, Lionello Venturi (Paris, France);
1937-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Valentiner, W.R. Italian Gothic Painting. Detroit, 1944, pp. 48-49 (fig. 21b).

Richardson, E.P., ed. Detroit Institute of Art Catalogue of Paintings, 2nd ed. Detroit, 1944, p. 67, no. 579. [as School of Bologna, 2nd half of 14th century.]

Suida, W. "Some Bolognese Trecento Paintings in America." Critica d'Arte, 33, no. 1 (May 1950): pp. 53-57.

Mostra della Pittura Bolognese del Trecento. Bologna, 1950, pp. 16, 29, cat. 29-32.

Coletti, L. "Sulla mostra della pittura bolognese del Trecento." Emporium 112, no. 162 (December 1950): pp. 243-260, p. 245.

Longhi, R. "La mostra del Trecento Bolognese." Paragone (Arte) 5 (May 1950): p. 11. [attributes quattrofoils to Dalmasio.]

Longhi, R. Guida alla mostra della pittura bolognese del trecento. Bologna, 1950, p. 16, nos. 29-32. [attributes panels to Dalmasio]

Paintings in the Detroit Institute of Arts: A Checklist of the Paintings Acquired Before June 1965. Detroit, 1965, p. 57.

Mellini, G.L. "Commento a 'Dalmasio.'" Arte illustrata 3, nos. 27-29 (March/May 1970): p. 49 (ill.).

Frederickson, B. and F. Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth Century Italian Paintings. Cambridge, MA, 1972, pp. 63, 411, 579. [as School of Bologna.]

Castagnoli, P.G. Pittura bolognese del '300; scritti di Francesco Arcangeli. Bologna, 1978, pp. 96-98 (ill.).

Benati, D. "Pseudo-Dalmasio." Giotto e le arti a Bologna: Al tempo di Bertrando del Poggetto. Milan, 2005, p. 176.

Bellosi, L. Buffalmacco e il Trionfo della morte. Turin, 1974, p. 84.

Strehlke, C.B. Italian Paintings, 1250-14-50, in the John G. Johnson Collection and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, 2004, pp. 106-111.

Volpe, A. "Frammenti di un'allegoria agostiniana: Quattro 'Filosofi' di Dalmasio." Paragone (Arte) 647 (2004): pp. 3-19.

Kanter, Laurence and John Marciari. Italian Paintings from the Richard L. Feigen Collection. Exh. cat., Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, 2010, p. 52 (fig. 2).