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Artist: Pietro Lorenzetti, Italian, Siena, active ca. 1306–1348

The Apostles Saint Andrew and Saint James the Lesser, with a Prophet


Tempera on panel

other (picture surface): 36.8 × 21.6 cm(14 1/2 × 8 1/2 in.) framed: 55.5 × 55.2 cm (21 7/8 × 21 3/4 in.)
Gift of Hannah D. and Louis M. Rabinowitz
Made in Siena, Italy
On view
Italian, Siena
14th century

S. Maria Carmine, Siena, until the 19th century; E. and A. Silberman Galleries, New York; Rabinowitz Collection, Sands Point, Lond Island, (before 1945–1959).


Theodore Sizer, “The Mabel Brady Garvan Collection of American Arts and Crafts,” Bulletin of the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University 4 (December 1930): 54, P. Lorenzetti with assistance.

Louis M. Rabinowitz, Rabinowitz Collection (New York: The Twin Editions, 1945), 3–4.

Enzo Carli, Capolavori dell’arte senese (Florence: Florence, 1947), 44.

Edna Perkel, An Exhibition of Paintings: for the Benefit of the Research Fund of Art and Archaeology, The Spanish Institute, Inc., exh. cat. (New York: E. and A. Silberman Galleries, Inc., October 12–November 1, 1955), 14, no. 2.

Charles Seymour Jr., The Rabinowitz Collection of European Paintings (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1961), 12–13, 55.

Bernard Berenson, Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: A List of the Principal Artists and Their Works with an Index of Places, 3 (London: Phaidon Press, 1968), vol. 1, p. 219.

Charles Seymour Jr., Early Italian Paintings in the Yale University Art Gallery: A Catalogue by Charles Seymour, Jr. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 75–77, no. 51a–c.

Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1972), 601.

Piero Torriti, La Pinacoteca Nazionale di Siena: I dipinti dal XII al XV secolo (Genoa, Italy: Genoa, 1977), 97–99.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 133.

Eve Borsook and Fiorella Superbi Gioffredi, Italian altarpieces 1250-1550: function and design, 33 (Oxford, England: Clarendon Press, 1994).

Eliot W Rowlands, Masaccio: Saint Andrew and The Pisa Altarpiece (Los Angeles, Calif: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2003), 77–78.

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.