Madonna and Child with Saints

about 1510



Bernardo Zenale, Italian, c. 1464-1526


Object Info

Object: painting
Currently on view
Object ID: 1961.173


Oil paint and tempera on panel


Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation

More Info


image height: 71 in, 180.3400 cm; image width: 48 1/2 in, 123.1900 cm; frame height: 91 in, 231.1400 cm; frame width: 69 in, 175.2600 cm


European and American Art Before 1900


European and American Art Before 1900-European Art

Known Provenance

Church of San Francesco Grande, Cappella della Vittoria (patronage Raimondi), Milan, until 1776; Church of San Francesco Grande, professorato, Milan, since 1776. Crivelli Family, Milan. Edward Solly [1776 1844], London; (sale, Christie’s, London 8 May 1847, no.22 as Leonardo da Vinci); Sir James Domville, England; (sale, Christie’s, London, 30 May 1863, no. 145 as Leonardo da Vinci, bought in); Sir William Domville; (sale, Christie’s, London, 6 March 1897, no. 115 as Leonardo da Vinci); (Thomas Agnew & Sons, London); sold 1907 to Sir Frederick Lucas Cook [1844 1920]; Sir Herbert Frederick Cook [1868 1939], still in 1932; (Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878 1955] Rome Florence); sold to Samuel H. Kress [1863 1955] on 10 March 1949; gift 1961 to the Denver Art Museum, no. 1961.173 (on loan from the Kress Foundation, 1954–61). Provenance research is on-going at the Denver Art Museum and we will post information as it becomes available. Please e-mail, if you have questions, or if you have additional information to share with us.


Bernardo Zenale, Madonna and Child with Saints, about 1510.  Oil paint and tempera paint on panel; 71 x 48 1/2 in. Denver Art Museum: Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1961.173


Exhibition History

  • "The Image of St. Ambrose"—Museo Diocesano di Milano, Italy, 03/12/1998 - 06/14/1998
  • "Il Cinquecento lombardo: da Leonardo a Caravaggio"—Palazzo Reale, 10/04/2000 - 02/25/2001
  • "Bramantino and the Arts in French Lombardy 1499–1525"—Museo Cantonale d'Arte, Lugano, 09/27/2014 - 01/11/2015
  • “Light” — Denver Art Museum, 5/19/2019 – 5/1/2020