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Madonna and Child with SS Helen and Francis
(Amico Aspertini)

Measurements
89x72
Type
Panel
Provenance

William Roscoe, 1860. The Earl of Leicester, Holkham Hall.

Literature

Winstanley (Liverpool 2nd Sept. 1816), Catalogue… Library of Wm. Roscoe, Esq., lot 73.; A. Venturi, ‘Una Mostra Artistica a Londra nell Burlington Fine Arts Club’, in Nuova Antologia, no. 136, 1894, p. 245; The Liverpool… Bulletin, Walker Art Gallery, vol. 9, 1960-61, p. 5, fig. 16; B. Berenson, Italian Pictures… Central Italian and North Italian Schools, London, 1968, I, p. 22; D. Scaglietti, ‘La Maturita di Amico Aspertini e I suoi Rapporti con la Maniera’, in Paragone, no. 233, 1969, pp. 35-36; S. J. Freedberg, Paintings in Italy 1500-1600, Harmondsworth, 1971, p. 275.

Exhibited

London, Royal Academy, 1873; London, Burlington Fine Arts Club, Works of the School of Ferrara-Bologna, 1440-1540, 1894, no. 37.

Where is It?
Acquired through The Matthiesen Gallery by the National Museum of Wales, Cardiff.
Historical Period
High Renaissance to Mannerism - 1450-1530
Subject
Religious: New Testament
School
Italian - Bolognese
Catalogue
1984-From Borso to Cesare d'Este, 1450 - 1628: The School of Ferrara.
An exhibition in aid of The Courtauld Institute Trust Appeal Fund. Ten introductory essays on Ferrara and aspects of Ferrarese art by Cecil Gould, Lanfranco Caretti, Claudio Gallico, Vincenzo Fontana, Thomas Tuohy, Emmanuele Mattaliano, Giorgio Bassani, Giuliano Briganti, Alastair Smith, with charts and Concordat of Ferrarese paintings in British public collections. 200 pages, 50 colour plates, 84 black and white illustrations. £15 or $23 inc. p&p.

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