Book Cover

Italian (Sienese) Painter Italian

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 307

The cover is decorated with the chancellor, the clerk, and a purveyor doing their accounts. Inscribed: "Book of the income and expenses of the Biccherna of the commune of Siena from the first of July to the first of January, 1343", followed by the names of the committee members and of its clerk.

Book Cover, Italian (Sienese) Painter (dated 1343), Tempera on wood

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