Portable Triptych with Madonna of Humility

Niccolò di Buonaccorso (Italian, active 1356-1388)
Portable Triptych with Madonna of Humility, ca. 1380

Tempera on Panel
23 3/4 x 21 in. (60.3 x 53.3 cm)
IU Art Museum purchase, 76.39


ca.1400-1848, Muzzarelli family collection, Florence

1848-1919, By descent to Marca Aurelia (Muzzarelli) Wright, Hartford, CT (daughter of Count Muzzarelli di Monte Pescali, Tuscany, and Clemmence L'Abbe, France, inherited from grandmother, and brought from Tuscany to Hartford in 1848)

ca. October 12, 1907, Stolen from Mrs. Wright by Paul Vreeswyk, Netherlands (in his possession for about two days before it was recovered and returned to Mrs. Wright)

1919-?, By descent to Elizabeth Wright (?)

?-1976, Shickman Gallery, New York

1976, IU Art Museum purchase from Shickman Gallery, New York


unknown dates, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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