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Title
The Martyrdom of Saint Catherine of Alexandria
Description
English: Three episodes from the legend of Saint Catherine of Alexandria. On the left, a pagan emperor sits on a throne with philosophers, whom Catherine converted to her Christian beliefs. On the right, angels destroy the wheel to torture Catherine, and in the center, Saint Catherine has been beheaded. This is the right part of the Predella from the Pala Bichi
Date between circa 1488 and circa 1489
Medium oil, tempera and gold on panel
Dimensions Height: 29.6 cm (11.6 in); Width: 92.4 cm (36.3 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,29.6U174728;P2049,92.4U174728
Accession number
1955.952
Object history from Cappella Bichi, Sant'Agostino (Siena)
: purchased by Henry Labouchere, later Lord Taunton at the sale of the collection of William Coningham at Christie's, London
inherited by Mrs. Edward Stanley
Colnaghi & Obach
: acquired by Robert Sterling Clark
: bequeathed by Robert Sterling Clark
Notes The altarpiece from the Bichi chapel in Sant'Agostino, Siena, was consecrated to Saint Christopher and donated 1487 by Antonio di Giovanni Bichi, as repräsentative for his daughter Eustachia for her husband Cristoforo di Pietro Bellanti, who had died in 1482. Presumably the Altar was divided in the 18th-century, identified 1913
References Teil 001 Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur, object 02552278 Teil 001.
Fondazione Zeri
Laurence B. Kanter, Tom Henry: Luca Signorelli; Hirmer München 2002, p. 21, 170
Source/Photographer Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

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