Saint Nicholas (about 1469), Taddeo Crivelli (Italian, died about 1479, active about 1451 - 1479)

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Livello 4


Saint Nicholas, bishop of the 300s, holds in his hands the three gold balls with which he performed one of his legendary acts of charity. By providing dowries for the three daughters of a poor man, the saint saved the young women from lives of prostitution.
Medium: Tempera colors, gold paint, gold leaf, and ink on parchment
Dimensions: Leaf: 10.8 × 7.9 cm (4 1/4 × 3 1/8 in.)
Object Number: Ms. Ludwig IX 13 (83.ML.109), fol. 178v
Place Created: Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Attribution: Digital image courtesy of the Getty's Open Content Program.


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