7 July 2000
Segna di Bonaventura (active Siena from c. 1298 (?)-d. before 1331) and Studio (?)
A female martyr: a panel from a polyptych
on gold ground panel, arched top, with part of the integral frame
27 x 16 in. (68.7 x 40.6 cm.)
Acquired in Italy in circa 1872 by the painter, Charles Loyeux.
Anon. Sale, Drouot Richelieur, Paris, 2 December 1994, lot 113, as 'Segna di Bonaventura and studio'.
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M. Heng, 'Une oeuvre inédite du peintre siennoise Segna di Bonaventura', Mélanges offerts au Professeur Marcel Durliat, Toulouse, 1992, pp. 503-14.
The image of the Saint depends on the figure of Saint Agnes in Duccio's Maestà.
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