Madonna and Child with Saints

Madonna and Child with Saints

about 1510
Artist
Bernardo Zenale, Italian, c. 1464-1526
Style/Tradition
Lombard School
painting
Oil paint and tempera on panel
Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation
1961.173

Bernardo Zenale, Madonna and Child with Saints, about 1510.  Oil paint and tempera paint on panel; 71 x 48 1/2 in. Denver Art Museum: Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1961.173

 

Dimensions
image height: 71 in, 180.3400 cm; image width: 48 1/2 in, 123.1900 cm; frame height: 91 in, 231.1400 cm; frame width: 69 in, 175.2600 cm
Department
European and American Art Before 1900
Collection
European Painting and Sculpture before 1900
Known Provenance
Church of San Francesco Grande, Cappella della Vittoria (patronage Raimondi), Milan, until 1776; Church of San Francesco Grande, professorato, Milan, since 1776. Crivelli Family, Milan. Edward Solly [1776 1844], London; (sale, Christie’s, London 8 May 1847, no.22 as Leonardo da Vinci); Sir James Domville, England; (sale, Christie’s, London, 30 May 1863, no. 145 as Leonardo da Vinci, bought in); Sir William Domville; (sale, Christie’s, London, 6 March 1897, no. 115 as Leonardo da Vinci); (Thomas Agnew & Sons, London); sold 1907 to Sir Frederick Lucas Cook [1844 1920]; Sir Herbert Frederick Cook [1868 1939], still in 1932; (Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878 1955] Rome Florence); sold to Samuel H. Kress [1863 1955] on 10 March 1949; gift 1961 to the Denver Art Museum, no. 1961.173 (on loan from the Kress Foundation, 1954–61). 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
  • "The Image of St. Ambrose"—Museo Diocesano di Milano, Italy, 03/12/1998 - 06/14/1998
  • "Il Cinquecento lombardo: da Leonardo a Caravaggio"—Palazzo Reale, 10/04/2000 - 02/25/2001
  • "Bramantino and the Arts in French Lombardy 1499–1525"—Museo Cantonale d'Arte, Lugano, 09/27/2014 - 01/11/2015
  • “Light” — Denver Art Museum, 5/19/2019 – 5/1/2020

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