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Andrea di Niccolò 1445-1525

Posted in Andrea di Niccolò 1445-1525 on 24 juin 2007 by Femme Femme Femme

Faith and Charity, ca. 1495-1500

These are two of three panels depicting the Theological Virtues, the other component of which is Hope, last recorded in an English private collection. Series of full-length, allegorical female figures standing against a panoramic landscape enjoyed a particular vogue in late fifteenth-century Siena. In the case of Andrea di Niccolò’s set, its original destination is unknown, although it may have been intended to decorate a sacristy cabinet