A Brief Bibliography

Titles are in order by date of publication. Most scholars dismiss as inaccurate most of the more colorful details of Giorgio's vita of Filippo Lippi.

Peter Parshall. "Fra Filippo Lippi and the Image of St. Luke." Simiolus: Netherlands Quarterly for the History of Art. Vol. 33, No. 1/2, Nine Offerings for Jan Piet Filedt Kok (2007/2008): 14-21.

Laurence Kanter. Fra Angelico (Metropolitan Museum of Art Series). NYC, 2005.

Megan Holmes. Fra Filippo Lippi: The Carmelite Painter. New Haven and London, 1999.
Book Review: Yael Even. The Sixteenth Century Journal. Vol. 31, No. 2 (Summer, 2000): 637-639.
Book Review: Jeryldene M. Wood. Journal of Aesthetic Education. Vol. 35, No. 2 (Summer, 2001): 107-111.
Book Review: Adrian Randolph. The Art Bulletin. Vol. LXXXIV, no. 4 (2002): 528-232.

Jacqueline Marie Musacchio. "The Medici-Tornabuoni Desco da Parto in Context." Metropolitan Museum Journal. Vol. 33, (1998): 137-151.

Jeffrey Ruda. Fra Filippo Lippi. 1993.

Samuel Y. Edgerton, Jr. "'How Shall This Be?' Reflections on Filippo Lippi's 'Annunciation' in London, Part II." Artibus et Historiae. Vol. 8, No. 16 (1987): 45-53.

Laurie Fusco. "An Unpublished 'Madonna and Child' by Fra Filippo Lippi." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal. Vol. 10, (1982): 1-16.

Curtis Shell. "The Early Style of Fra Filippo Lippi and the Prato Master." The Art Bulletin. Vol. 43, No. 3 (September, 1961): 197-209.

Mary Pittaluga. Fra Filippo Lippi. 1949.

Millard Meiss. "Light as Symbol in Some Fifteenth-Century Paintngs." The Art Bulletin. Vol. 27, no. 3 (September, 1945: 175-181. :

R. Oertel. Fra Filippo Lippi. 1942.

Catholic Encyclopedia. Entry by Louis Gillet, 1910. One of the more partisan entries: "It is significant and shows plainly what were the ideas of the Renaissance that Lippi was not punished for his bad conduct. Glory or genius then constituted a soil of privilege and a warrant of impunity."

Web Gallery of Art.


65 works. From The Athenaeum, an unsigned Web site dedicated to "building a set of online tools for studying the humanities."

"Biography and the Complete Works". This unsigned, but seems to be of pretty good quality.

The National Gallery, London. Several paintings and details.

Virgin and Child with St John the Baptist and St George or St Ansanus. Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge University.

The Meeting at the Golden Gate. Ashmolean Museum, Oxford University.

Madonna and Child. "1437." Borghese Gallery, Rome.

The Annunciation. Galleria Doria Pamphilj, Rome.

Pieta'. "1435-1440." Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan.

Madonna and Child. "Circa 1436." Galleria Palazzo degli Alberti, Prato.

Saints Augustine and Francis, a Bishop Saint, and Saint Benedict. Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC.

Portrait of a Woman with a Man at a Casement. "Circa 1440." Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC.

Several paintings. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C.

Two paintings and a drawing. Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio.

Virgin and Child. Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland.

Madonna and Child. "Circa mid-1430s." Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Three paintings and a drawing. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg.

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