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Michele (Stratonice Master) Ciampanti
Enthroned Madonna and Christ Child with Angels, Saints Paula and Agatha

about 1500
tempera on panel
142.2 x 110.5 cm (56 x 43-1/2 in)
John Watkins Brett [1805-1863], London, by 1857; [1] (his estate sale. Christie's, London, 5–18 April 1864, no. 820); (P & D Colnaghi, London). John Francis Austen [1817-1893], Capel Manor, Horsmonden, Kent; (his sale, Christie's, London, 18 March 1921, no. 82); bought in by Trustees of Austen Estate; (sale, Christie's, London, 10 July 1931, no. 64); Francis Howard, London. [2] (Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878-1955], Rome-Florence); sold to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation on 7 June 1954 as Master of the Stratonice Cassone; gift to the Birmingham Museum of Art in 1961, no.1961.97. [1] Lent to Art Treasures of the United Kingdom, Manchester, 1857. [2] According to annotated auction catalogue at the Frick Art Reference Library.
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