European Art
Artist: Francesco dei Franceschi, Italian, Venice, documented 1445–1456

The Flight of the Soldiers Sent to Capture Saint Mamas

ca. 1450

Tempera on panel

47.9 x 35.9 x 2.2 cm (18 7/8 x 14 1/8 x 7/8 in.) framed: 54.13 x 43.34 x 4.76 cm (21 5/16 x 17 1/16 x 1 7/8 in.)
Gift of Louis M. Rabinowitz
1946.72
Culture: 
Italian, Venetian
Period: 
15th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Mr. J. Annan Bryce Collection, London; William Harrison Woodward, Esq. Collection, London, by 1928; Knoedler & Company, New York (1940); Rabinowitz Collection, Sands Point, Long Island, 1946.

Bibliography: 

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.

Dr. Agathoniki D. Tsilipakou and Dr. Christodoulos A. Hadjichristodoulou, The Veneration of Saint Mamas in the Mediterranean: A Traveller, Border Defender Saint, exh. cat. (Thessaloniki: Museum of Byzanine Culture, 2013), 136, fig. 2.

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