The Crucifixion with the Virgin, Saint John, Saint Jerome, and Saint Mary Magdalene  1485

by Pietro Perugino

Pietro Vannucci, called Perugino after the city in which he often lived, collaborated with other celebrated painters in one of the most prestigious commissions of the late fifteenth century -- the decoration of the walls of the Sistine Chapel in 1481-1482. He headed active workshops in Perugia and Florence, where he would eventually be overshadowed by his greatest pupil, R...
101.5 x 56.5 cm (39 15/16 x 22 1/4 in.)
Oil on panel transferred to canvas
Courtesy of National Gallery of Art, Washington