Predella of La Madonna della Rondine

The central scenes of the predella, the lower section of the altarpiece, relate to the main figures above. They are, from left to right, Saint Jerome in the Wilderness, the Nativity at Night, and the Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian. At either end are Saint Catherine of Alexandria, with her traditional attribute of a wheel, and Saint George in combat with the dragon.

Key facts

Artist dates
about 1430/5 - about 1494
Full title
Predella of La Madonna della Rondine (The Madonna of the Swallow)
Date made
after 1490
Medium and support
Egg and oil on poplar
150.5 x 107.3 cm
Inscription summary
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1862
Inventory number
Location in Gallery

Other paintings in the group: Altarpiece from S. Francesco dei Zoccolanti, Matelica