Adoration of the Magi

Adoration of the Magi

about 1445-1450
Artist
Bonifacio Bembo, Italian, 1420-1478
Born: Cremona, Italy
Work Locations: Italy
Active Years: 1455-1478
Country
Italy
painting
Oil paint on panel
The Simon Guggenheim Memorial Collection
1957.167

Bonifacio Bembo, Adoration of the Magi, about 1445–50. Oil paint on panel; 40 1/2 × 26 7/8 in. (102.9 × 68.3 cm). Simon Guggenheim Memorial Collection at the Denver Art Museum, 1957.167.

Dimensions
image height: 40.5 in, 102.8700 cm; image width: 26.875 in, 68.2625 cm; frame height: 48 in, 121.9200 cm; frame width: 34 1/2 in, 87.6300 cm
Department
European and American Art Before 1900
Collection
European Painting and Sculpture before 1900
Known Provenance
Chiesa di Sant'Agostino, Cremona, Italy. (Galerie Trotti, Paris), 1909. Michele Lazzaroni, Paris, by 1911, until 1926; (Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence), 1926; purchased 1926 from Contini-Bonacossi by Mr. and Mrs. Simon Guggenheim; gifted in trust 1957 by Mrs. Olga Guggenheim to the Denver Art Museum. Provenance research is on-going at the Denver Art Museum and we will post information as it becomes available. Please e-mail provenance@denverartmuseum.org, if you have questions, or if you have additional information to share with us.
Exhibition History
  • "Pinacoteca di Brera, Mostra dedicata ai Tarocchi Visconti Sforza"—Biblioteca Nazionale Braidense, 09/23/1999 - 01/15/2000
  • "Arte Lombarda dai Visconti agli Sforza (Lombard Art from Visconti to Sforza) "—Palazzo Reale, 03/12/2015 - 06/28/2015