St. Benedict Orders St. Maurus to the Rescue of St. Placidus
Fra Filippo Lippi - circa 1445
1200 x 687 • 249 KB
Believed to be part of a predella from the altarpiece of San Bernardo in Arezzo. Lippi was a Carmelite monk influenced by the style of Fra Angelico (they collaborated on some works). Informed of Placidus' peril in a vision, St Benedict enjoins Maurus on the left to carry out the rescue shown on the right.
Owner/Location: National Gallery of Art - Washington DC  (United States - Washington)
Dates: circa 1445
Artist age:Approximately 39 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 40 cm (15.75 in.), Width: 69.5 cm (27.36 in.)
Medium: Painting - tempera on panel
Entered by: Member laure9 on 11 December 2008.
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