Male Members of a Confraternity

This painting show the heads or busts of nine kneeling men and part of a male, possibly patron saint. It was probably painted as part of a confraternity banner or standard once in the Charterhouse of Pavia, which belonged to the unknown confraternity. Another painting which probably formed part of the same banner depicts 'Female Members of a Confraternity'.

Key facts

Full title
Male Members of a Confraternity
Date made
about 1500
Medium and support
Oil on silk or linen, mounted on wood
64.5 x 41.9 cm
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1867
Inventory number
Location in Gallery

Other paintings in the group: Fragments of a Confraternity Banner

Italian, Milanese
about 1500
Italian, Milanese: 'Female Members of a Confraternity'