Saint Paul

This painting and 'Saint Ambrose ''(?)', to judge by the perspective, were perhaps originally part of the upper tier of an altarpiece in compartments (polyptych).

Since the pictures are Milanese, the bishop is likely to be Saint Ambrose who was the patron saint of Milan.

Key facts

Artist dates
active 1481; died 1523?
Full title
Saint Paul
Date made
late 15th century
Medium and support
Oil on poplar
110.5 x 41.9 cm
Acquisition credit
Layard Bequest, 1916
Inventory number
Location in Gallery

Other paintings in the group: Two Panels from an Altarpiece

Style of Ambrogio Bergognone
late 15th century
Style of Ambrogio Bergognone: 'Saint Ambrose (?)'