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Crucifixion with the Virgin and Saint John the Evangelist

Valve of a diptych; companion panel is in the Rijksmuseum Meermanno-Westreenianum, The Hague (no. 806)

Francesco di Vannuccio, Italian (active Siena), documented 1356-89, died before 1391(?)

Made in Italy, Europe

c. 1387-1388

Tempera and tooled gold on panel with veritcal grain, with applied moldings

16 7/8 x 12 1/8 inches (42.9 x 30.8 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 310, European Art 1100-1500, third floor (Giorgi Family Foundation Gallery)

Accession Number:
Cat. 94

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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Much of the gold background has worn away, revealing the preparatory red layer underneath, which helped the gold adhere.

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