European Painting before 1900, Johnson Collection
Marriage of the Virgin
Predella panel of an altarpiece executed in collaboration with Matteo di Giovanni, in San Pietro Ovile, Siena; companion predella panels are in the John G. Johnson Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art (Cat. 108) and the Musée du Louvre, Paris (inv. 814); the main panels are in San Pietro Ovile, SienaMade in Italy, Europe
Attributed to Giovanni di Pietro, also called Nanni di Pietro, Italian (active Siena), documented 1439-68, died before 1479
Tempera and tooled gold on panel with horizontal grain
Cat. 107John G. Johnson Collection, 1917
LabelThis panel shows an incident recounted in The Golden Legend (c. 1267), a collection of sacred stories by a priest named Jacobo da Voragine (1230–1298) living in Genoa.
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