This painting is part of the group: The Santa Croce Altarpiece

The prophet David, who wears a crown to denote his kingship, blesses (?) with his right hand and displays the inscribed scroll with his left.

This panel is a pinnacle (third from the left) from the high altarpiece of S. Croce, Florence. It was situated above 'Saint Bartholomew and Saint Andrew'.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
documented 1317-27; died possibly 1329
Full title
David
Group
Date made
possibly 1325-8
Medium and support
Egg tempera on wood
Dimensions
55.2 x 31.2 cm
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1983
Inventory number
NG6485
Location in Gallery

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