The Crucifixion

The Crucifixion

c. 1360s

Andrea da Firenze

(Italian, 1379)

Tempera and gold on wood (walnut)

Unframed: 31 x 13.4 cm (12 3/16 x 5 1/4 in.)

Holden Collection 1916.776


This panel was probably part of a small altarpiece of private devotion. The artist was active in Florence and Siena following the Black Death, which began in the late 1340s. His works, like others created during that troubled time, are charged with emotion.

See also
MED - Medieval Art
Medieval Art
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Holden Collection

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