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The Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence

Lorenzo di Niccolò

European Art

MEDIUM Tempera and tooled gold on poplar panel
  • Place Made: Italy
  • DATES ca. 1412
    DIMENSIONS 12 7/8 × 14 3/16 in. (32.7 × 36 cm) frame: 16 × 16 × 1 3/4 in. (40.6 × 40.6 × 4.4 cm)  (show scale)
    INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed upper left on soldier's shield: "*S*P*Q*R*"
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    CREDIT LINE Gift of A. Augustus Healy
    PROVENANCE Prior to 1903, provenance not yet documented; ca. 1412, possibly commissioned for the Chiesa di San Lorenzo a Colline, Impruneta, Italy; before 1903, acquired by an unidentified convent near Florence, Italy; by February 1903, acquired from an unidentified convent by Aaron Augustus Healy of Brooklyn, NY; November 11, 1903, gift of Aaron Augustus Healy to the Brooklyn Museum.
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    CAPTION Lorenzo di Niccolò (Italian, Florentine, documented 1393–1412). The Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence, ca. 1412. Tempera and tooled gold on poplar panel, 12 7/8 × 14 3/16 in. (32.7 × 36 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of A. Augustus Healy, 03.78 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 03.78_SL1.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 03.78_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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