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Saint Vincent

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This image of St. Vincent and that of St. Stephen [MFA Object No. 20.1855b] are fragments of a multi- paneled altarpiece. Their unusually well-preserved paint surfaces give a good sense of the original appearance of tempera paintings. The artist first outlined his composition on a wooden panel...

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Provenance

Thomas O. Richardson (d. 1920); 1920, by inheritance to Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson (d. 1924), Boston, MA; 1920, gift of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson. (Accession date: December 13, 1920)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson

about 1410

Dimensions

67.3 x 34.6 cm (26 1/2 x 13 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1855a

Medium or Technique

Tempera on panel

Collections

Europe

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