Ugolino di Nerio
Italian , active 1317–27
Virgin and Child with Saints Francis, Andrew, Paul, Peter, Stephen, and Louis of Toulouse
Tempera on panel
Acquired by the Clark, 1962
"This stunning altarpiece reminds me of the magical feeling I felt touring churches in Italy. I love how the light plays off of the gold background. It shows how captivating medieval art can be, and how important materials and craftsmanship were to medieval art and Christianity."
Class of 2005
Graduate Program in the History of Art