European Painting before 1900, Johnson Collection
Dormition of the Virgin
Lower center panel of an altarpiece probably from the church of Santa Maria Forisportam, Lucca (later in the monastery of San Michele Arcangelo e San Pietro, known as the Monastero dell'Angelo, in Brancoli, outside Lucca); other panels from the altarpiece are in the Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts (1920.1); the Museo Nazionale di Villa Guinigi, Lucca (287, 288); the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri (61-60); and the Richard Feigen collection in New YorkMade in Italy, Europe
Starnina (Gherardo di Jacopo di Neri), Italian (born Gaville, active Florence, Valencia, Toledo and Empoli) documented 1387-1409; died 1413
Tempera and tooled gold on panel with vertical grain
Cat. 13John G. Johnson Collection, 1917
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