Saint Andrew  1426

by Masaccio

Saint Andrew is identified by his attributes of a cross and a book. The cross refers to his martyrdom by crucifixion. The [i]Saint Andrew[/i] panel was originally part of the upper right tier of a large altarpiece commissioned by a wealthy public officer for a church in Pisa. St. Andrew's haunting gaze in this painting is turned toward Christ on the cross, shown in the alt...
52.4 × 32.1 cm (20 5/8 × 12 5/8 in.)
Tempera and gold leaf on panel
Courtesy of The Getty