The Story of David and Goliath & The Triumph of David by Francesco Pesellino

'The Story of David' - a narrative piece which runs sequentially.


Tempera on panel
45 x 179 cm
Art Fund grant:
£300,000 ( Total: £3,444,490; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
Thomas Loyd (through Christie's)

'The Triumph of David' - David rides in triumph to Jerusalem preceded by Saul and holding Goliath's head, the body slung behind him on the chariot. This work was acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.


In the Palazzo Pazzi until early 19th century; acquired by the Marchese Luigi Torrigiani; Agnews; Lord Wantage; on loan to the NG from the Loyd (Wantage) Collection.

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