This painting is part of the group: Carnesecchi Tabernacle

This head of a saint (now transferred to tile) as well as 'Head of a Tonsured, Bearded Saint' and 'The Virgin and Child Enthroned' (transferred to canvas) are the surviving parts of a street tabernacle in Florence. The two heads of saints are fragments from the sides of the tabernacle.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
active 1438; died 1461
Full title
Head of a Tonsured, Beardless Saint
Group
Date made
about 1440-4
Medium and support
Fresco, transferred to tile
Dimensions
43 x 35.5 cm
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1867
Inventory number
NG766
Location in Gallery

Other paintings in the group: Carnesecchi Tabernacle

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