UNKNOWN MASTER, Italian
(active mid-13th century in Siena)
Madonna del Votoafter 1261
Tempera on panel
Museo dell' Opera del Duomo, Siena
This painting originally was flanked by the four patron saints of Siena. It stood on the high altar of the Cathedral in Siena after the removal of the Madonna of Large Eyes. The name of the artist was probaly Dietisalvi di Speme.