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  • Saint John the Evangelist, part of a polyptych, 1320s
    Segna di Buonaventura (Italian, Sienese, active by 1298, died 1326/31)
    Tempera on wood, gold ground; Overall, with engaged (largely modern) frame, 35 x 22 in. (88.9 x 55.9 cm); painted surface: 27 1/4 x 16 1/2 in. (69.2 x 41.9 cm)
    Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941 (41.100.22)

    Segna was somewhat younger than Duccio, with whom he may have been associated. This panel is the best preserved element of a signed altarpiece by Segna of which three other panels are also in the Museum.

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  • Saint John the Evangelist, part of a polyptych, 1320s
    Segna di Buonaventura (Italian, Sienese, active by 1298, died 1326/31)
    Tempera on wood, gold ground; Overall, with engaged (largely modern) frame, 35 x 22 in. (88.9 x 55.9 cm); painted surface: 27 1/4 x 16 1/2 in. (69.2 x 41.9 cm)
    Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941 (41.100.22)

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