User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Male Saint

Start collecting

Provenance

About 1930, acquired in Florence by Edward Jackson Holmes (b. 1873 - d. 1950), Boston; 1944, gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to the MFA [see note 1]. (Accession Date: December 14, 1944) Notes: [1] Accessioned as a work of art by Girolamo di Benvenuto and identified as Saint Augustine.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes

about 1498–1500

Dimensions

28.6 x 28.3 cm (11 1/4 x 11 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

44.831

Medium or Technique

Tempera on panel

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Paintings