Virgin Annunciate, c. 1410-15

Lorenzo Monaco
Norton Simon Art Foundation, Gift of Mr. Norton Simon
© Norton Simon Art Foundation

Presumably entire high altarpiece commissioned by Luca di Piero di Rinieri Berri for the Camaldolese Monastery of San Benedetto fuori Porta Pinti, Florence, ca. 1407-1409;
Presumably moved to the Alberti Chapel in Santa Maria degli Angeli, Florence, ca. 1529, when S. Benedetto was destroyed and the monks moved to S. M. degli Angeli.
[Stefano Bardini, Florence, sold 1894 to];
The Prince of Liechtenstein, Mödling, Austria, still in collection 1948, sold to;.
[Thos. Agnew & Sons, London, stock no. 246, Knoedler's, stock no. A7056, & Pinakos, 1/3 ownership each; sold by Agnew on 12 December 1962 to];
Norton Simon, gift 1973 to;
Norton Simon Art Foundation.


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