European Art
Artist: Sano di Pietro, Italian, Siena, 1405–1481

The Martyrdom of a Bishop

ca. 1460

Tempera on panel

21.6 x 39.4 cm (8 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.)
University Purchase from James Jackson Jarves
1871.62
Culture: 
Italian, Siena
Period: 
15th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

James Jackson Jarves Collection, Florence, to 1871; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Mrs. Francis Steegmuller, The Two Lives of James Jackson Jarves (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1951), 298.

Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1972), 599.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.