Altar of St Louis of Toulouse
by SIMONE MARTINI

This altarpiece was painted for the Angevin, Robert the Wise, King of Sicily. It consists of a large upper panel containing the image of St Louis of Toulouse seated with his brother, Robert the Wise, kneeling before him; and a predella beneath containing five small scenes showing episodes taken from his life.

Preview Picture Data File Info Comment
Altar of St Louis of Toulouse
c. 1317
Tempera on wood, 200 x 188 cm (without predella)
Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte, Naples

823*1200
True Color
191 Kb



Altar of St Louis of Toulouse (without predella)
c. 1317
Tempera on wood, 200 x 188 cm
Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte, Naples

900*1147
True Color
239 Kb



Altar of St Louis of Toulouse: predella
c. 1317
Tempera on wood, 56 x 38 cm (each scene)
Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte, Naples

1163*298
True Color
114 Kb



Altar of St Louis of Toulouse (detail)
c. 1317
Tempera on wood, 56 x 38 cm
Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte, Naples

672*820
True Color
168 Kb



Blessing Christ
c. 1317
Tempera on wood, 76 x 46 cm
Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte, Naples

571*950
True Color
149 Kb




Summary of paintings by Simone Martini
Early works | The Maestŕ | Frescoes in the Lower Church, Assisi
Guidoriccio da Fogliano | The Annunciations | Last works
Altarpieces
Altar of St Louis of Toulouse | Cambridge Altarpiece | Pisa Polyptych
Orvieto Polyptych | Agostino Novello Altarpiece | Orsini Polyptych