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Saint Francis of Assisi

Fragment from The Crucifixion, with Saints Nicholas of Bari and Francis of Assisi, in the Confraternity of San Niccolò del Ceppo, Florence

Fra Angelico, Italian (active Fiesole, Florence, Cortona, Perugia, Orvieto, and Rome), first securely documented 1417, died 1455

Made in Florence, Italy, Europe

c. 1427

Egg tempera and tooled gold on panel with vertical grain

27 9/16 × 19 1/4 inches (70 × 48.9 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Special Exhibition Galleries, first floor (Dorrance Galleries)

Accession Number:
Cat. 14

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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This panel showing Saint Francis of Assisi was originally part of a silhouetted Crucifixion group made for the oratory of San Niccolò del Ceppo, a boys' club in Florence. It was removed from the Florentine group in the early twentieth century and replaced by a copy.

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