The Four Crowned Martyrs [before Diocletian?]

The Four Crowned Martyrs [before Diocletian?]

about 1390
Artist
Niccolò di Pietro Gerini, Italian
Born: Unknown
Active Years: 1368-1414
painting
Tempera on panel
Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation
1961.156
Niccolò di Pietro Gerini (Italian). The Four Crowned Martyrs [before Diocletian?]. about 1390. Tempera on panel. Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. 1961.156.
Dimensions
frame height: 31.25 in, 79.3750 cm; frame width: 24 in, 60.9600 cm; frame depth: 2.5 in, 6.3500 cm; image height: 24 1/4 in, 61.5950 cm; image width: 17 1/4 in, 43.8150 cm
Department
European and American Art Before 1900
Collection
European Painting and Sculpture before 1900
Known Provenance
(Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878 1955] Rome Florence); sold to Samuel H. Kress [1863 1955] on 2 October 1928 as Spinello Aretino; gift to the National Gallery of Art in 1939 as Niccolo di Pietro Gerini; deaccessioned in 1952 and returned to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation; gift to Denver Art Museum in 1954, no. 1961.156. Provenance research is on-going at the Denver Art Museum and we will post information as it becomes available. Please e-mail provenance@denverartmuseum.org, if you have questions, or if you have additional information to share with us.