The Adoration of the Magi

The Adoration of the Magi

Purchased from Signor Pierotti in 1866 for £20

Original:

The Adoration of the Magi
Workshop of Giovanni Antonio Amadeo (about 1447-1522)
1490s
Marble
On an altarpiece in the Capitolo dei Padri in the church of the Certosa, Pavia, Lombardy, Italy

In the border surrounding the main field are five half-length prophets. In the predella, the Dead Christ is mourned by the Virgin and St John the Evangelist, with six saints and four angels.