The Death of St Clare with Pope Innocent IV Blessing Salimbeni by Ventura Salimbeni

This drawing is a preparatory study for the vault of the chapel of San Massimo in Santa Maria degli Angeli, Assisi, which was one of Salimbeni's most important commissions outside Siena.

Details

Medium:
Black chalk, pen & brown ink, brown wash heightened with white
Dimensions:
25.8 x 24.8 cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,292 ( Total: £42,912)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Christie's

Provenance

1st Earl of Leicester; by descent.

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

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