The Flight of the Soldiers Sent to Capture Saint Mamas Artist: Francesco dei Franceschi (Italian, Venice, documented 1445–1456)

ca. 1450

European Art

On view, 2nd floor, European Art

Tempera on panel


18 7/8 × 14 1/8 × 7/8 in. (47.9 × 35.9 × 2.2 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Louis M. Rabinowitz

Accession Number



15th century


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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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human figures (visual works)



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