Triptych: Virgin and Child with Saints Dominic and Francis; Crucifixion with Penitent Magadalen; Saints Michael the Archangel, Peter Martyr and Catherine of Alexandria Artist: Follower of Meliore (Master of the Yale Dossal?) (Florence, active second half 13th century)

ca. 1270

European Art

Not on view

Tempera and gold on panel


center panel: 8 15/16 × 7 1/16 in. (22.7 × 18 cm)
left panel: 8 1/4 × 3 9/16 in. (21 × 9 cm)
right panel: 8 1/4 × 3 7/16 in. (21 × 8.8 cm)

Credit Line

University Purchase from James Jackson Jarves

Accession Number



13th century


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James Jackson Jarves (1818–1888), Florence, by 1859; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
  • Joanna Cannon, Religous Poverty, Visual Riches: Art in the Dominican Churches of Central Italy in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013), 208–12, fig. 188
  • Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1972), 217; 599
  • Mrs. Francis Steegmuller, The Two Lives of James Jackson Jarves (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1951), 293
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Additional information

Object/Work type

religious art




[central panel] "MR OV"; [left wing, on the cross]: "IC XC"

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