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Bernardo Daddi, Saint Dominic

Key facts
Full title Saint Dominic
Artist Bernardo Daddi
Artist dates active 1312/20; died 1348
Date made about 1340
Medium and support Tempera on panel
Dimensions 70.4 × 37.7 cm
Acquisition credit On loan from a private collection
Inventory number L1223
Location Room 60
Art route(s) A
Image copyright On loan from a private collection, © Private collection
Collection Main Collection
Saint Dominic
Bernardo Daddi

This panel was once part of a larger structure with the image of the Virgin and Child in the centre. Dominic wears the habit of the religious order that he founded in 1216. He holds a white lily, symbolising the purity of his life, and a book, alluding to his great learning.

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