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A Saint

Photo credit: The National Gallery, London

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An unidentified male saint in a quatrefoil medallion turns the pages of a book. We are not sure exactly who he is, but he was probably meant to be one of the four Evangelists, the authors of the Gospels. This is one of three fragments in the National Gallery’s collection which possibly came from the Palazzo del Podesta in Assisi. They were perhaps once part of the framing of some large composition.

They were probably painted in the first half of the fourteenth century and have recently been attributed to the so-called Master of San Crispino, who decorated the Oratorio di San Crispino at Assisi in the 1330s.

The National Gallery, London



about 1350-1400


Fresco, transferred to canvas


H 80 x W 64.8 cm

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Bought, 1926

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