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An image of Saint John the Baptist by Bartolomeo di Giovanni

Bartolomeo di Giovanni

(Italy  – 1501)

Saint John the Baptist
Media category
Materials used
tempera on panel

150.0 x 40.0 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Purchased 2005
Accession number
15th–19th c European art
Provenance (3)

William Dury-Lowe, Derbyshire/England, Locko Park, Derbyshire

Patrick John Boteler Drury-Lowe, by descent, sold [by his executors or heirs?] Sotheby's 8 July 2004, lot 196, bt Robert Jones. On loan to the Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield, 1992-1994

Robert Jones Fine Art Ltd, London, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Robert Jones Fine Art 2005. Purchased by Robert Jones Fine Art from Sotheby's, 8 July 2004, lot 196

Bibliography (8)

Bernard Berenson, The Florentine painters of the renaissance, New York, 1909, 128. as Rafaellino del Garbo

Bernard Berenson, Italian pictures of the renaissance: Florentine school, London, 1963, vol.1, 26, 187. page 26 as Bartolomeo di Giovanni, 187 as Raffaelino del Garbo, sic

Everett Fahy, Some followers of Domenico Ghirlandajo, New York, 1976, 144. no. 45, as Bartolomeo di Giovanni

Benedict Nicolson, The Burlington Magazine, review of Nottingham exhibition, London, Mar 1968, 163.

Nicoletta Pons, Bartolomeo di Giovanni: collaboratore di Ghirlandaio e Botticelli, associate of Ghirlandaio and Botticelli, 'Small panels and predelle without context: some examples', 2004, 54 (illus.). fig.42

J.P. Richter, Catalogue of pictures at Locko Park, 1901. no. 266, as Rafaellino del Garbo

Alistair Smart, Apollo, 'The Locko Park collection', Unknown, Mar 1968, 205 (illus.), 206.

University Art Gallery, Nottingham, Locko Park and the Drury-Lowes, 1968, appendix, 38. 6, recording the fact that the attribution had been doubted by Millard Meiss and giving the picture to 'another pupil of Domenico Ghirlandaio'

Exhibition history (2)

Works of art from Midland houses, Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham, 1953–1953

Pictures from Locko Park, University Art Gallery, Nottingham, England, 1968–1968