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The Crucifixion, with symbols of Saints Matthew and John the Evangelist

Valve of a diptych

Vitale da Bologna (Vitale di Aimo degli Equi, or Vidalino Aymi de Equis), Italian (active Bologna), documented 1330 - 1359

Geography:
Made in Bologna, Italy, Europe

Date:
c. 1335

Medium:
Tempera and tooled gold on panel

Dimensions:
24 7/16 x 15 3/4 inches (62.1 x 40 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 310, European Art 1100-1500, third floor

Accession Number:
Cat. 1164

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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Label:
In the upper corners Matthew is shown as an angel and John as an eagle, common symbols for these two writers of the Gospels.


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