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Panel, 1 register (Front)

Panel, 1 register (Front)
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Religious. Saints.

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Naples, Museo di Capodimonte

Inv. AM 10899


Height: 87mm
Width: 81mm
Depth: 2-5mm

Saint John the Baptist holding a scroll; saint Paul holding a sword; saint Nicolas.

Museum's opinion 2011: Northern Italy (Venice), early 15th century.

Style of the Innes Diptych

Polychromy - Gilding
Traces of gilding and polychromy: gold (inscriptions; patterns on the background and on clothes), brown (hair and beards), blue.Inscriptions: 'S[ANCTUS] IOA[N]NES', 'S[ANCTUS] PAULUS', 'S[ANCTUS] NICOLA[US'. Inscription on the scroll: 'ECCE AG[N]US DEI'.

Flat with some scoring.

Object Condition
Central hole in the upper part of the panel. Another hole in the lower right part.
Lower border chipped.

Collection of cardinal Stefano Borgia (d. 1815); part of the collections of the Real Museo Borbonico which, in 1860, became the Museo Nazionale; transferred in 1957 to the Museo di Capodimonte.

F. Verde and G. Pagano, 'Guide pour le Musée royal Bourbon (Naples, 1832), II, p. 60, no. 1056.


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