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An image of Saint John the Baptist by Bartolomeo di Giovanni

Bartolomeo di Giovanni

(Italy  – 1501)

Title
Saint John the Baptist
Year
1475-1500
Media category
Painting
Materials used
tempera on panel
Dimensions

150.0 x 40.0 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 2005
Accession number
270.2005
Location
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)

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

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

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

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. cat.no. 6, recording the fact that the attribution had been doubted by Millard Meiss and giving the picture to 'another pupil of Domenico Ghirlandaio'

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

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

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