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San Bernardino preaching in the Campo, Siena: PD.40-1993

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Current Location: Gallery 6 (Upper Marlay): Italian Art 14th-16th centuries


San Bernardino preaching in the Campo, Siena


Painter: Beccafumi, Domenico




Considered the central section of a predella of the Mystic Marriage of St. Catherine of Siena with St. Peter and St. Paul


History note: S. Spirito, Siena; ? Galgano Saraceni, c.1812; Earl Fitzwilliam; Wentworth Woodhouse; Dr Alfred Scharf; Mrs Alfred Scharf

Legal notes

Accepted by H.M. Government in lieu of tax and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum in memory of Dr and Mrs Alfred Scharf

Measurements and weight

Height: 31.7 cm
Width: 42.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (1993) by H.M. Government


Production date: before AD 1528

School or Style

Sienese School

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.40-1993
Primary reference Number: 903
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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