The Apostles Saint Andrew and Saint James the Lesser, with a Prophet Artist: Pietro Lorenzetti (Italian, Siena, active ca. 1306–1348)


European Art

On view, 2nd floor, European Art


Tempera on panel


picture surface: 36.8 × 21.6 cm (14 1/2 × 8 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Hannah D. and Louis M. Rabinowitz

Accession Number



14th century


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

  • Eliot W Rowlands, Masaccio: Saint Andrew and The Pisa Altarpiece (Los Angeles, Calif: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2003), 77–78.
  • Eliot W Rowlands, Masaccio: Saint Andrew and the Pisa Altarpiece (Los Angeles, Calif.: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2003), 77–78.
  • Eve Borsook and Fiorella Superbi Gioffredi, Italian altarpieces 1250-1550: function and design, 33 (Oxford, England: Clarendon Press, 1994).
  • Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 133.
  • Piero Torriti, La Pinacoteca Nazionale di Siena: I dipinti dal XII al XV secolo (Genoa, Italy: Genoa, 1977), 97–99.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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., The Rabinowitz Collection of European Paintings (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1961), 12–13, 55.
  • Enzo Carli, Les Primitifs Siennois (Paris: Éditions Braun, 1957), 38.
  • 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.
  • Enzo Carli, Capolavori dell'arte senese (Florence: Florence, 1947), 44.
  • Louis M. Rabinowitz, Rabinowitz Collection (New York: The Twin Editions, 1945), 3–4.
  • 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.

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Object/Work type

religious art


prophet saint


Lorenzetti, Pietro and assistant

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