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Tempera Painting - The Virgin and Child with Angels and Donors

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1885P2593
Collection:Fine Art Paintings and Sculpture
Date:1475 - 1500

Maker Information

Artist:Master of Castelsardo - View biography for Master of Castelsardo

Notes

This rare painting is one of a group of altarpieces attributed to a master who was first identified from the fragments of an altarpiece found in a church at Castelsardo in Sardinia.The lower part of the composition has been lost and slots for hinges in the panel show it was originally a triptych. The conservative style and technique used indicate the cultural isolation of Sardinia, an island halfway between the coasts of Italy and Spain.

Presented by William Scott, 1885.

Further Information

School/Style:Old Master
Medium:Tempera on canvas laid on wood panel.
Material(s):Egg tempera

Dimensions

Height:165.1 cm
Width:96.5 cm