Saint Francis

Tempera on wood, gold ground | 24.1 x 22.2cm | 1450s

Sano di Pietro (Ansano di Pietro di Mencio)

With his right hand, Saint Francis opens the plain brownish-gray habit of his monastic order to reveal the wound in his side, which along with those on his hands, represent the marks of the stigmata, the wounds of the crucified Christ which were mira...
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