Anna McGee

Anna McGee is completing a PhD in Renaissance art.

Panel Problems

Anna McGee, 5 January 2023

When an enormous​ 14th-century polyptych made for the Florentine church of San Pier Maggiore was bought by the National Gallery in 1857, the director, Charles Eastlake, didn’t really know what to do with it. The altarpiece, painted by Jacopo di Cione and his workshop in the early 1370s, is one of the biggest made in the 14th century and, even though it had been dismantled after the...

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