Duccio di Buoninsegna
(ca. 1255 - ca. 1319)
The Temptation of Christ on the Mountain
Tempera on poplar panel (cradled)
17 x 18 1/8 in. (43.2 x 46 cm)
Purchased by The Frick Collection, 1927
Accession number: 1927.1.35
Collections: Duomo of Siena, probably until the nineteenth century. Probably Sigg. Dini FF. Giuseppe e Marziale, Colle Alto, Val d’Elsa, near Siena. C. Fairfax Murray (?). Robert H. Benson, London. Purchased with the entire Benson collection by Duveen Brothers in 1927. Frick, 1927.
Source: Paintings in The Frick Collection: French, Italian and Spanish. Volume II. New York: The Frick Collection, 1968.