Assumption of the Virgin with Saint Thomas
Type of Object: Painting
Technique: tempera on panel
Measurements: 171,5 x 134,6 cm
Date or Period: before 1499
Item used to belong to the following collections:
Current location of an object: Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota
Other Relevant Historical Information:

The panel painted before 1499 was probably a part of the main altarpiece in the church Santa Maria del Corso in Lucca. It was was probably acquired by Gustav Adolf von Ingenheim during his journeys to Italy. After splitting the collection between the children of Gustav Adolf von Ingenheim, the painting was given to Jules von Ingeheim. Later it was inherited by Jules’s daughter Elisabeth Mikusch von Buchberg in Hirschberg. It was sold to art dealer Leo Blumenreich in Berlin (before 1927). in 1928 bought by John Ringling. Gift of John Ringling to The John und Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota (1936).

Related Written Material:

Gigetta dalli Regoli, Michele Angelo di Pietro. Assunzione della Vergine e consegna della cintola a San Tommaso [w:] Matteo Civitali e il suo tempo: pittori, scultori e orafi a Lucca nel tardo Quattrocento, Lucca, Museo Nazionale di Villa Guinigi, (3.04.–11.07.2004), ed. Clara Baracchini, Maria Teresa Filieri, Milano 2004, p. 502

Authors of this entry:
  • Magdalena Palica
Published on: 05 / 12 / 2009
Project co-financed by Ministry of Labour and Social Policy under Government Project – Civic Benefit Fund.
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