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Saint Bernardino

Artist:
Benvenuto di Giovanni (Italian, Siena 1436–after 1518 Siena)
Date:
possibly 1474
Medium:
Tempera on wood, gold ground, pastiglia garland of fruit
Dimensions:
9 3/8 x 10 1/8 in. (23.8 x 25.7 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.53
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 956
Satinover Galleries, New York. Acquired by Robert Lehman in 1920
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Raimond van Marle. The Development of the Italian Schools of Painting. Vol. 16, The Hague, 1937, p. 416.

The Lehman Collection. Exh. cat., Cincinnati, 1959, p. 16, no. 56.

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