Virgin and Child surrounded by cherubim with a border of fruit and flowers

Virgin and Child surrounded by cherubim with a border of fruit and flowers

Purchased from Oronzio Lelli in 1890 for £3 4s (80 lire)

Original:

Virgin and Child surrounded by cherubim with a border of fruit and flowers
Benedetto da Maiano (1441-97)
1493-5
Marble
Church of S. Agostino, San Gimignano, Florence, Italy

This roundel is placed above the altar over the tomb of S. Bartolo in the church of S. Agostino. A payment to Benedetto for work on this altar is recorded in 1494.