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Virgin and Child

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1919, Paolini, Rome (?) [see note 1]. Grazzini, Florence [see note 2]. 1936, Aldo Janoldo, Rome; 1936, sold by Aldo Jandolo to the MFA for $16,200. (Accession Date: February 6, 1936) NOTES: [1] Laurence Kanter, "Italian Paintings in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston," vol. 1 13th-15th century (Boston, 1994), cat. no. 14, p. 86. [2] An undated authentication by Giacomo de Nicola states that he had known the painting since the time that it belonged to Signor Grazzini in Florence.

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Charles Potter Kling Fund

  • Attributed to Lippo Memmi, Italian (Sienese), active in 1317–1350

65.72 x 46.67 cm (25 7/8 x 18 3/8 in.)

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Tempera on panel