|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 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|