European Painting before 1900, Johnson Collection
Adoration of the Magi
Predella panel of an altarpiece; companion to John G. Johnson Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art (Cat. 124, 125, 127); the main sections of the altarpiece are in the Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin-Preussischer Kulturbesitz (cat. no. 1136, 1123)Made in Italy, Europe
Late 1420s - early 1430s
Paolo Schiavo (Paolo di Stefano Badaloni), Italian (active Florence and environs, Pisa), 1397 - 1478
Tempera and tooled gold on panel with horizontal grain
Cat. 126John G. Johnson Collection, 1917
LabelPaolo Schiavo derived elements of his style from some of the more famous artists working in Florence during his youth, including Masaccio and Masolino.
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