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Tempera Painting - A Saint Holding a Book

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1959P37
Collection:Fine Art Paintings and Sculpture
Date:1330 - 1344

Maker Information

Artist:Simone Martini - View biography for Simone Martini


This octagonal panel is related to a similar panel, also of a saint holding a book, in the collection of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. These two small panels may be the surviving parts of a lost altarpiece.

Purchased with the assistance of the V and A grant-in-aid, 1959.

Further Information

Production Period:14th century
School/Style:Old Master
Medium:Tempera on panel.
Material(s):Egg tempera

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Height:190 mm
Width:197 mm