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After Albertinelli, Mariotto (Italian painter, 1474-1515) , The Visitation

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Title The Visitation
Alternative Title La Visita
Collection National Trust for Scotland (Haddo House)
Artist After Albertinelli, Mariotto (Italian painter, 1474-1515)
Attributed to Romagnoli, Angiolo (Italian School, d.1896)
Date Earliest 1850
Date Latest probably about 1900
Description Following the Annunciation, the Virgin Mary visited her cousin Elizabeth, who was pregnant with the future John the Baptist. The scene is described in the Bible, in Luke 1. 39-56.

This is a copy by Angioli Romagnolli of Mariotto Albertinelli's masterpiece of 1503 (Uffizi). The symmetry and perspective of the arcade show the influence of Perugino, as well as that of Fra Bartolomeo, with whom Albertinelli shared a studio.

Current Accession Number 79-21
Subject figure; landscape; religion (The Visitation); buildings and gardens
Measurements 122.0 x 78.7 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Purchased from the 4th Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair 1978.
Provenance By descent in the Gordon family
Notes The frame inclues a label with a painted inscription reading 'VISITA - S. ELIZABETTA/ DI ALBERTINELLI - NELLA/ COPIA A. ROMAGNOTE [sic]'
Rights Owner National Trust for Scotland
Author David Taylor
 

 

 

 

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