A Virgin Martyr by Benedetto Montagna

She stands facing the front, holding a palm in her right hand, and a book in her left hand, with which she also supports her drapery.

Details

Medium:
Red chalk
Dimensions:
25 x 12 cm
Acquired in:
1946
Vendor:
Frere Cholmeley

Provenance

From the Phillipps Fenwick Collection.

Venue details

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

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