TINO DI CAMAINO
(b. ca. 1285, Siena, d. ca. 1337, Napoli)

Virgin and Child with Queen Sancia, Saints, and Angels

c. 1335
Marble, height 51 cm
National Gallery of Art, Washington

During the Neapolitan period, and in particular in its final part, Tino executed a large number of small marble bas-relief works, possibly for royal destination, among these the present relief in Washington. It was part of a very rare two-sided marble triptych, now separated and divided between various collections.

Sancia of Majorca (c. 1281-1345) was Queen of Naples from 1309 until 1343 as the wife of Robert the Wise.




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