Head of a Tonsured, Bearded Saint
This painting is part of the group: Carnesecchi Tabernacle

A damaged fragment of a street tabernacle once on the Canto de' Carnesecchi, near the Piazza of Santa Maria Novella, Florence, painted by Domenico Veneziano in the 15th century. 'Head of a Tonsured, Beardless Saint' is a similar fragment from the tabernacle. The signed centre 'Virgin and Child Enthroned' is in the Collection.

Domenico Veneziano's assistant in 1439 was Piero della Francesca, several of whose works are also in the Collection.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
active 1438; died 1461
Full title
Head of a Tonsured, Bearded Saint
Group
Date made
about 1440-4
Medium and support
Fresco, transferred to tile
Dimensions
45 x 35.5 cm
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1867
Inventory number
NG767
Location in Gallery

Other paintings in the group: Carnesecchi Tabernacle

Painting
Domenico Veneziano
about 1440-4
Domenico Veneziano: 'Head of a Tonsured, Beardless Saint'
Painting
Domenico Veneziano
about 1440-4
Domenico Veneziano: 'The Virgin and Child Enthroned'