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San Sepolcro Altarpiece

This painting is one of seven panels that come from the back of a large two-sided polyptych. It was made for the high altar of San Francesco, Borgo Sansepolcro and depicts the life of Saint Francis, founder of the Franciscan Order, who died in 1226.

The altarpiece was commissioned in 1437 and was installed in 1444.

Paintings in this group: San Sepolcro Altarpiece

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Sassetta
1437-44
Sassetta: 'The Wolf of Gubbio'
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Sassetta
1437-44
Sassetta: 'The Funeral of Saint Francis'