This painting is part of the group: High Altarpiece, S. Alessandro, Brescia

This is one of the panels of the high altarpiece of the church of S. Alessandro, Brescia. It depicts Saint Alessandro himself, who is included as the patron saint of the church. This painting was placed on the left hand side of the central panel, which depicts the Nativity. His position, at the right hand of the Holy Family, puts him in the place of honour.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
about 1484 - about 1560
Full title
Saint Alexander
Group
Date made
about 1524
Medium and support
Oil on wood
Dimensions
159.5 x 64.2 cm
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1857
Inventory number
NG297.2
Location in Gallery

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