The painting is the right hand section of the central altar piece panel, which originally depicted a crucifixion scene with angels and saints.

Saint Zeno (a bishop) stands behind holding a staff and Saint Jerome holds a book. The whole altar piece has now been reassembled in the National Gallery

Provenance

From an altarpiece commissioned for S.Trinita, Pistoia and completed by Filippo Lippi; passed into the Ottley Collection and sawn up into pieces; this part went to the emperor of Germany.




Exhibitions at National Gallery

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