Scope and Content of Collection
Volume 3 consists of portfolios 3-6, with seventy-two (prints 24-95) oversized black and white mounted photographs depicting
a range of early Italian religious paintings, found in various repositories in Florence, Italy between the 13th and 16th centuries.
Within this series, most creators of the photographed artifacts are identified. The list of artists in portfolio 3 (prints
024-041) include such renowned figures as Mariotto Albertinelli, Fra Angelico, Zanobi di Benedetto Strozzi, Alesso Baldovinetti,
Sandro Botticelli, and Michaelangelo Buonarroti; in portfolio 4 (prints 042-060), Carlo Cignani, Cimabue, Correggio, Lorenzo
di Credi, Buoninsegna di Duccio, Fabriano da Gentile, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Giotto di Bondone, Francesco Granacci, Leonardo
da Vinci, Filippo Lippi, and Michaelangelo Buonarroti; in portfolio 5 (prints 061-078), Filippo Lippi, Lorenzo Monaco, Pietro
Lorenzetti, Lippo Memmi, Simone Martini, Masaccio, Parmigianino, Cosimo di Piero, and Perugino; in portfolio 6 (prints 069-095),
Rafael, Rosso Fiorentino, Andrea del Sarto, Sassoferrato, Luca Signoerlli, Sodoma, Veneziano Domenico, and Veronese. The images
include depictions of panel paintings, works of tempera and gold leaf, oil on wood, alterpeices, and shrines. Among this series’
most celebrated works are Strozzi’s “Madonna of the Star”, Sarto’s Madonna of the Harpies, and Botticelli’s Madonna of the
Pomegranate. Stone identified the negative number and art style and the period on the verso of each print.
Volume 3, is arranged according to the original order of the photographer.