ANGELICO, Fra
(b. ca. 1400, Vicchio nell Mugello, d. 1455, Roma)

St Jerome

1438-40
Tempera on wood, 39 x 14 cm
Lindenau-Museum, Altenburg

The three panels in the Lindenau-Museum, Altenburg, representing St Jerome, St Bernard, and St Roch, were part of the altarpiece (the San Marco Altarpiece) executed for the main altar of the church belonging to the Convent of San Marco and dedicated to the two medical saints, Cosmas and Damian. The altarpiece with a Sacra Conversazione in the centre, was dismembered and the parts dispersed.




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