European Painting before 1900, Johnson Collection
Presentation of Christ in the Temple
Predella panel of an altarpiece; companion to John G. Johnson Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art (Cat. 19), and a panel in the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (1731/5)Made in Florence, Italy, Europe
Giovanni Toscani (Giovanni di Francesco Toscani), Italian (active Florence), c. 1370-80 - 1430
Tempera and gold on panel with horizontal grain
Cat. 18John G. Johnson Collection, 1917
LabelThis panel was part of a predella, an old Italian word meaning step, which supported the main part of an altarpiece.
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