LOMBARDIA - Milano - Cathedral Museum
FILE : Milano Cathedral Museum 3
TITLE : Adoring Angels (b)

LOCATION: Milano, Cathedral, Museum

DIMENSIONS: 120 x 60 cms.

PROVENANCE: Milano, Cathedral, New Testament window (sII)

CHRONOLOGY: about 1520

AUTHOR: Pietro da Velate (attribution)

SUBJECT(S): Angels adoring the Crucifixion

CRITICAL NOTES: C. Pirina cites several analogies with thePassion Scenes

painted by Pietro da Velate to complete the New Testament window (originally in window sII, now trasferred to window sXVI). She further believes that these angels and the others (see files Duomo Museo 2, 4, 5) crowned the grandiose Crucifixion. For the history of the New Testament window in the apse, see file Duomo 4.

CONDITION: This panel is composed of assorted fragments (wings, heads, arms..) from several panels of the same series.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: See Bibl. Milano Duomo

PHOTOGRAPHIC CREDITS: Fototeca Ven. Fabbrica del Duomo

TRANSLATION: Suzanne Miele