UNKNOWN MASTER, German
(active around 1360 in Nuremberg)

The Bishop of Assisi, Accompanied by St Francis, Handing a Palm to St Clare

c. 1360
Oil, gold, and silver on oak panel, 34 x 22 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

This panels belongs to a group of altarpiece fragments with scenes devoted to the life of St Clare. Other panels are in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, and in the Historisches Museum, Bamberg. They are thought to belong to two or more dismembered altarpieces. The painter of the panels was influenced primarily by illuminated manuscripts.




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