Study of a standing saint by Lorenzo Lotto

A study for the figure of St.

Details

Medium:
Black chalk heightened with white on blue paper
Dimensions:
41 x 28 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,487 ( Total: £4,462)
Acquired in:
1958
Vendor:
Christie's

Matthias in the altarpiece of the Virgin and Child with four Saints painted by Lotto in the 1540's for the church of Saint Agostino at Anacona, later transferred to Saint Maria della Piazza.

Provenance

Skippe Collection, Christie's; Mr Edward Holland-Martin.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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