Saint Mary Magdalen

about 1480-90
Bartolomeo Vivarini (Italian (Venetian), active about 1440, died after 1500)


Dimensions

56.83 x 36.0 cm (22 3/8 x 14 1/6 in.)

Accession Number

1991.691

Medium or Technique

Tempera on panel

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Paintings

Provenance

By 1888, Quincy Adams Shaw (b. 1825 - d. 1908), Boston [see note 1]; by descent to his grandson, Louis Agassiz Shaw (b. 1908 - d. 1990), Boston; 1991, gift of the estate of Louis Agassiz Shaw to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 20, 1991)

NOTES:
[1] The painting is mentioned as being in the Quincy Adams Shaw collection by F. Harck, "Aus amerikansichen Galerien," Repertorium für Kunstwissenschaft XI (1888): p. 79, where it is attributed to Alvise Vivarini and dated to about 1490.

Credit Line

Gift of Louis Agassiz Shaw