Christ supported by Two Angels by Bernadino Fungai

Painted as the centrepiece of the preddella beneath the principal altarpiece, 'The Coronation of the Virgin', Sants Maria dei Servi, Siena.

Details

Medium:
Oil & tempera with gilt on poplar
Dimensions:
43.5 x 65 cm
Art Fund grant:
£12,125 ( Total: £48,500)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Whitfield Fine Art Ltd

It was flanked by four other predella panels, two on each side, depicting incidents from the life of St Clement, to whom the church had originally been dedicated.

Provenance

Santa Maria dei servi, Siena; Sale Sotheby's 17/7/29, lot 21b; Templeman; Ferdinand & Imelda Marcos collection; Sold Christie's, New York, 11/1/91, lot 5; Whitfield Fine Art Ltd.

Venue details

York Art Gallery Exhibition Square, YORK North Yorkshire YO1 7EW 01904 687687 www.yorkartgallery.org.uk

Entry details

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