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Fragment of a painting showing Men with Rosaries

Gherardo del Fora (Gherardo di Giovanni di Miniato), Italian (active Florence), c. 1446 - 1497

Made in Florence, Italy, Europe

Late 15th century

Tempera on wood

11 1/8 x 15 9/16 inches (28.3 x 39.5 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
Cat. 1167b

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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This panel is a fragment of a painting that showed a large, merciful Virgin protecting small, kneeling figures under her cloak. The edges of the Virgin’s dark blue garment can be seen behind the group of men.