Christ Carrying the Cross

Predella panel of an altarpiece; companion panels are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (1975.1.41); the Pinacoteca Vaticana (no. 232); the Museum of Western and Oriental Art, Kiev; the Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts (1922.172); Detroit Institute of Arts (60.61)

Sano di Pietro, Italian (active Siena), 1405 - 1481

Geography:
Made in Siena, Italy, Europe

Date:
c. 1440-45

Medium:
Tempera and tooled gold on panel with horizontal grain

Dimensions:
14 1/2 x 18 3/8 inches (36.8 x 46.7 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

Object Location:

* Gallery 212, European Art 1100-1500, second floor

Accession Number:
Inv. 1295

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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