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This painting was part of a large altarpiece, now dismembered, of which five other similarly shaped panels of individual saints are known. St Lucy, an early Christian martyr, holds her attributes of a dagger, with which she was executed and an oil lamp, referring to her name, Lucia (light). A leading painter in Siena, Andrea also worked on manuscript illumination and stained glass designs and was prominent in public life.
tempera & gilding on panel
H 63.5 x W 20.5 cm
Fox-Strangways Gift, 1850