SASSETTA
(b. 1394, Siena, d. 1450, Siena)

St Jerome (detail)

1423
Panel
Pinacoteca Nazionale, Siena

The picture shows one of the known eight panels from the external pillars of the Altar of the Eucharist by Sassetta. The panels represent the Four Doctors of the Church: S. Jerome, Gregory, Ambrose, Augustine as well as the four patron saints of Siena: S. Ansanus, Victor, Savinus and Crescentius.




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