Front predella section of the Maestą
by DUCCIO di Buoninsegna

The predella pictures underneath the main panel are devoted to the childhood of Christ with portraits of prophets separating the seven individual scenes.

You can view the location of the panels in the digital reconstruction of the whole altarpiece.

Preview Picture Data Info
Annunciation (scene 1)
1308-11
Tempera on wood, 45 x 46 cm
National Gallery, London


Annunciation (detail)
1308-11
Tempera on wood
National Gallery, London


Annunciation (detail)
1308-11
Tempera on wood
National Gallery, London


The Nativity between Prophets Isaiah and Ezekiel
1308-11
Tempera on wood, 48 x 87 cm
National Gallery of Art, Washington


Isaiah (prophet 1)
1308-11
Tempera on wood, 44 x 16 cm
National Gallery of Art, Washington


Nativity (scene 2)
1308-11
Tempera on wood, 44 x 45 cm
National Gallery of Art, Washington


Nativity (detail)
1308-11
Tempera on wood
National Gallery of Art, Washington


Ezekiel (prophet 2)
1308-11
Tempera on wood, 44 x 16 cm
National Gallery of Art, Washington


Adoration of the Magi (scene 3)
1308-11
Tempera on wood, 48 x 48 cm
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Siena


Adoration of the Magi (detail)
1308-11
Tempera on wood
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Siena


The Prophet Solomon (prophet 3)
1308-11
Tempera on wood, 43 x 16 cm
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Siena


Presentation in the Temple (scene 4)
1308-11
Tempera on wood, 44 x 45 cm
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Siena


The Prophet Malachi (prophet 4)
1308-11
Tempera on wood, 43 x 16 cm
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Siena


The Prophet Malachi (detail)
1308-11
Tempera on wood
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Siena


Massacre of the Innocents (scene 5)
1308-11
Tempera on wood, 48 x 47 cm
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Siena


Massacre of the Innocents (detail)
1308-11
Tempera on wood
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Siena


Massacre of the Innocents (detail)
1308-11
Tempera on wood
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Siena


Jeremiah (prophet 5)
1308-11
Tempera on wood, 43 x 16 cm
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Siena


Flight into Egypt (scene 6)
1308-11
Tempera on wood, 43 x 44 cm
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Siena


Hosea (prophet 6)
1308-11
Tempera on wood, 43 x 16 cm
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Siena


Disputation with the Doctors (scene 7)
1308-11
Tempera on wood, 43 x 43 cm
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Siena


Disputation with the Doctors (detail)
1308-11
Tempera on wood
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Siena


Disputation with the Doctors (detail)
1308-11
Tempera on wood
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Siena



Summary of paintings by DUCCIO di Buoninsegna
The Maestą | Ruccelai Madonna | Various paintings
The Maestą
General view | Front main panel
Back panels | lower row | upper row
Crowning sections | front | back |
Predella sections | front | back |



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