The Martyrdom of St Clement by Bernadino Fungai

A pair to the panel of St Clement striking the Rock.

Details

Medium:
Oil & tempera with gilt on poplar
Dimensions:
42 x 62 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £30,000)
Acquired in:
1978
Vendor:
Executors of Sir Thomas Merton

Illustrates second part of legend, he suffers martyrdom by being drowned at sea with an anchor round his neck.

Provenance

Private collection; bt 1929, Zinc; Langton Douglas; Paukl Bottenweiser; Sir Thomas Merton

Venue details

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

Entry details

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