Saint Peter Martyr and a Bishop Saint (Saint Evasio?)
This painting is part of the group: The Dal Ponte Polyptych

A fragment from the same altarpiece as 'Saints Nicholas of Tolentino and John the Baptist', also in the Collection. The chief compartment of the altarpiece was occupied by Saint Andrew. Here, Peter Martyr holds a martyr's palm, while in his head is the hatchet with which heretics assassinated him.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
active 1480 to about 1523
Full title
Saint Peter Martyr and a Bishop Saint (probably Saint Evasio)
Group
Date made
1496-1500
Medium and support
Oil on poplar
Dimensions
76.2 x 52.1 cm
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1885
Inventory number
NG1200
Location in Gallery

Other paintings in the group: The Dal Ponte Polyptych

Painting
Giovanni Martino Spanzotti
1496-1500
Giovanni Martino Spanzotti: 'Saints Nicholas of Tolentino and John the Baptist'