The Crucifixion

Attributed to Ugolino da Siena Italian

Not on view

Famous in Florence as well as Siena, Ugolino was a close follower of Duccio, from whom he derived his remarkable sense of color and use of gesture and expression, creating an effect at once lyrical and tragic. The presence of Saints Francis and Clare indicates that the panel belonged to a Franciscan friar or nun, or possibly to a member of a lay Franciscan group. The gold background has particularly suffered and the head of Christ is a modern reconstruction.

The Crucifixion, Attributed to Ugolino da Siena (Italian, Siena, active by 1317–died ?1339/49), Tempera on wood, gold ground

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