This painting is part of the group: Fragments from The Coronation of the Virgin

This painting is a fragment (together with the 'Heads of Two Angels' and the 'Head of an Angel') from Correggio's fresco, the 'Coronation of the Virgin' in the apse of the church of S. Giovanni Evangelista, Parma. The church was destroyed in 1587 when the choir was enlarged; but the central figures showing the Coronation of the Virgin are in the Galleria Nazionale, Parma.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
active 1494; died 1534
Full title
Head of an Angel
Group
Date made
probably about 1522
Medium and support
Fresco
Dimensions
35.6 x 35.6 cm
Acquisition credit
Mond Bequest, 1924
Inventory number
NG3920
Location in Gallery

Other paintings in the group: Fragments from The Coronation of the Virgin

Painting
Correggio
probably about 1522
Correggio: 'Heads of Two Angels'
Painting
Correggio
probably about 1522
Correggio: 'Head of an Angel'