Italy, (active 1388-1450)
The Mystic Marriage of St. Catherine, St. John the Baptist, St. Anthony Abbot
- (c. 1420), tempera on wood
- 29.53 x 22.83 in. (75 x 58 cm.)
- Pinacoteca Nazionale; Siena, Italy
Anthony’s little pig is right there by his feet in the lower right corner of the painting as you can see in the blowup of the pig below.
About the Artist
Michelino (de’ Molinari) da Besozzo, Italy, (active 1388-1450). Besozzo was one of the great painter-illuminators who dominated Lombard art in the early fifteenth century under the patronage of the Visconti family.