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image of Madonna Enthroned with Saints and Angels [left panel] Agnolo Gaddi (painter)
Florentine, active 1369 - 1396
Madonna Enthroned with Saints and Angels [left panel], 1380/1390
tempera on panel
left panel (overall): 197 × 80 cm (77 9/16 × 31 1/2 in.)
Andrew W. Mellon Collection
1937.1.4.a
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From the Tour: Italian Altarpieces and Religious Sculpture of the 1300s
Object 3 of 8

Inscription

across the bottom below the saints: S. ANDREAS AP[OSTO]L[U]S; S. BENEDICTUS ABBAS; on the book held by St. Benedict: AUSCU / LTA.O/ FILI.PR / ECEPTA / .MAGIS / [T]RI.ET.IN / CLINA.AUREM / CORDIS.T / UI[ET]A[D]MONITIONE / M.PII.PA / TRIS.LI / BENTE / R.EXCIP / E.ET.EF[FICACITER COMPLE] (Harken, O son, to the precepts of the master and incline the ear of your heart and willingly receive the admonition of the pious father and efficiently; from a part of the Benedictine Rule)

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