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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)

Paolo Schiavo (Paolo di Stefano Badaloni), Italian (active Florence and environs, Pisa), 1397 - 1478

Made in Italy, Europe

Late 1420s - early 1430s

Tempera and tooled gold on panel with horizontal grain

8 7/8 x 12 3/4 inches (22.5 x 32.4 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 312, European Art 1100-1500, third floor

Accession Number:
Cat. 126

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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Paolo 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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