GIOTTO di Bondone
(b. 1267, Vespignano, d. 1337, Firenze)


Tempera on wood, 45 x 43 cm
Alte Pinakothek, Munich

From the fact that Saint Francis is represented ot the foot of the cross with the donors, experts assume that the painting was executed for the Franciscan church Santa Croce. It is also assumed that Giotto's assistants contributed significantly to the execution of the painting.