Saint Francis and a Bishop Saint

Object Details

Title:

Saint Francis and a Bishop Saint

Artist/Maker:
Culture:

Italian

Date:

late 1420s

Medium:

Tempera and gold leaf on panel

Dimensions:

52.7 × 23.2 cm (20 3/4 × 9 1/8 in.)

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Provenance
by 1917 -

Joseph Sampson Stevens, born 1865, possibly by inheritence to his nephew, Byam Kerby Stevens, by 1981.
Source: JPGM Paintings Department, curatorial files, letter from Everett Fahy to John Walsh, February 15, 1994

by 1981 - 1992

Byam Kerby Stevens (Muttontown, Long Island, New York), upon his death, held in trust by the estate.
Source: JPGM Paintings Department, curatorial files, letter from Everett Fahy to John Walsh, February 15, 1994

1992

The Stevens Trust (London, England; New Jersey), sold through Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd. (London, England) to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1992.

Exhibitions
Agnew's 175th Anniversary (June 9 to July 24, 1992) (Cat. 1)
  • Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd. (London), June 9 to July 24, 1992
Rediscovering Fra Angelico: A Fragmentary History (September 28, 2001 to April 28, 2002)
  • Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven), September 28, 2001 to April 28, 2002
Fra Angelico (October 24, 2005 to January 30, 2006) (Cat. 16A)
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), October 24, 2005 to January 30, 2006
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Thomas Agnew and Sons, Ltd. Agnew's 175th Anniversary: A Catalogue to Celebrate Our Anniversity Depicting 50 Items which Are Currently for Sale [...] an Exhibition to be Held at Agnew's from 9 June to 24 July 1992, exh. cat. (London: Agnew's, 1992), unpaginated, no. 1, ill.

"Acquisitions/1992." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 21 (1993), p. 115, no. 20, fig. 20.1.

Spike, John T. Fra Angelico (New York: Abbeville Press Publishers, 1996), pp. 252-53, no. 111a, fig. 111a.

Jaffé, David. Summary Catalogue of European Paintings in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1997), p. 2, ill.

Bonsanti, Giorgio. Beato Angelico: catalogo completo (Florence: Octavo, 1998), p. 122, no. 23, ill.

Dean, Clay, et al. Rediscovering Fra Angelico: A Fragmentary History, exh. cat. (New Haven, CT: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), pp. 7-39, pls. 1, 3, figs. 4-5, cover ill.

Kanter, Laurence, and Pia Palladino. Fra Angelico, exh. cat. (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2005), pp. 95-97, no. 16a, fig. 57.

Scudieri, Magnolia. "Sfogliando il graduale 558." Fra Giovanni Angelico: Pittore miniatore o miniatore pittore?, exh. cat. (Florence: Museo di San Marco, with Giunti, 2007), pp. 49-51, 57n44, 57n45, fig. 43.