9 July 2008
Spinello di Luca Spinelli, called Spinello Aretino (Arezzo 1350/2-1410)
on gold ground panel, shaped top, in an engaged frame
37½ x 14¼ in. (95.3 x 36.2 cm.)
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We are grateful to Everett Fahy for confirming the attribution to Spinello Aretino on inspection of the original.
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