Feb 27, 2007

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

Did you know?

This panel has been trimmed slightly at the bottom, cutting off the scene.

Description

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
Collection: 
MED - Medieval Art
Department: 
Medieval Art
Type of artwork: 
Painting
Credit line: 
Holden Collection

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