AGOSTINO DI DUCCIO
(b. 1418, Firenze, d. 1481, Perugia)
St Bridget of Sweden Receiving the Rule of Her Order1459-60
Marble, 43 x 64 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
This relief originally embellished the predella of an altar dedicated to St Lawrence in San Domenico, Perugia. It was commissioned in 1459 from Agostino di Duccio. When the altar was refashioned in 1482, the sculptures from the altar were given to the friars of San Domenico.