Lid from a cassone celebrating the marriage between the Pazzi and Borromei Families

Apollonio di Giovanni (Italian)
Lid from a cassone celebrating the marriage between the Pazzi and Borromei Families, 1461

Tempera on panel
21 1/8 x 72 in (53.6 x 182.8 cm)
IU Art Museum Purchase, 75.37

Provenance

1858, William Spence, Florence, Italy

1859, Purchased by Thomas Gambier-Parry, Highnam Court (Gloucester, England), from William Spence

1888, Passed into the ownership of Mrs. Ethelinda Gambier-Parry at the death of her husband Thomas along with the Highnam Court estate

1896, Inherited by Charles Hubert Hastings Parry with the Highnam Court estate

1915, Inherited by Ernest Gambier-Parry with the Highnam Court estate

1936—1966, Thomas Mark Gambier-Parry Collection, inherited with the Highnam Court estate

1966—1971, Thomas Fenton Collection, inherited with the Highnam Court estate

November 2nd-5th, 1971 Highnam Court Sale, Bruton, Knowles & Co., Gloucester, lot 1282, on behalf of Thomas Fenton

1971-?, Julius H. Weitzner Collection, New York, purchased from Thomas Fenton

?—1974, Marcello Guidi Collection, Florence, Italy

1974, IU Art Museum purchased from Marcello Guidi

Exhibitions

April 4 - May 13, 1984, "Italian Art at the Indiana University Art Museum," Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington

Alternate Titles

Two Heraldic Putti

Pazzi-Borromei Marriage Cassone

Previous Attributions

Paolo Uccello (pupil of)

Remarks

Provenance research on this work is ongoing, and this record will be updated as more information becomes available.