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The Funeral of Saint Anthony Abbot
Angelico, Fra
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Angelico, Fra

Vicchio di Mugello, Florence, 1395 - Rome, 1455

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The Funeral of Saint Anthony Abbot

1426 - 1430. Tempera on poplar panel

This scene is from the predella of an altarpiece dedicated to Saint Anthony Abbot, the founder of the eremitic movement. Its technical and formal characteristics suggest a dating close to that of The Virgin with the Pomegranate. Like that work, it was acquired in Florence in 1817 by Carlos Miguel Fitz-James Stuart y Silva, 14th Duke of Alba de Tormes.

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Technical data

Inventory number
P008234
Author
Angelico, Fra
Title
The Funeral of Saint Anthony Abbot
Date
1426 - 1430
Technique
Tempera
Support
Poplar panel
Dimension
Height: 19.7 cm.; Width: 29.3 cm.
Provenance
Bequest of Carlos Fitz-James Stuart y Martínez de Irujo, XIX Duque de Alba, 2016

Bibliography +

Falomir, Miguel, "Funeral de san Antonio abad" en Memoria de actividades 2016, Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, Madrid, 2017, pp. 82-83.

Strehlke, C.B, 'La Virgen de la granada de Fra Angelico en el Museo del Prado' En:, Fundación Amigos del Museo del Prado. Círculo de lectores, Madrid, 2017, pp. 93-121 [120].

Strehlke, C.B, 'Fra Angelico. b. Funeral de san Antonio Abad' En:, Fra Angelico y los inicios del Renacimiento en Florencia, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2019, pp. 206-208 n.45.

Other inventories +

Inv. Nuevas Adquisiciones (iniciado en 1856). Núm. 2916.

Exhibitions +

Fra Angelico y los inicios del Renacimiento en Florencia
Madrid
28.05.2019 - 15.09.2019

Museo del Prado 1819-2019. A place of memory
Madrid
19.11.2018 - 10.03.2019

Location +

Room 056B (On Display)

Expuesto
Update date: 18-09-2019 | Registry created on 21-01-2016

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