(b. 1472, Firenze, d. 1517, Pian' di Mugnone)

The Annunciation (front), Circumcision and Nativity (back)

c. 1500
Tempera on wood, 19,5 x 9 cm
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence

Stylistic elements make datable the diptych at the end of fifteenth century, probably among the works carried out by Baccio before he became a Dominican friar in July 1500. The pictures were conceived as doors of a little tabernacle commissioned by Piero del Pugliese: it had to enclose a lost marble Madonna by Donatello. The panels are in fact painted on both sides, representing on the front The Annunciation in monocrhome and on the back Circumcision and Nativity.

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