LIPPI, Fra Filippo
(b. 1406, Firenze, d. 1469, Spoleto)
The Virgin Appears to St Bernard1447
Wood, 69 x 105 cm
National Gallery, London
In 1442, with Medici support, Pope Eugenius IV awarded Lippi an important benefice. A large payment was made in 1447 for St Bernard's Vision of the Virgin, produced for the Palazzo della Signoria.