Saint Michael

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Location: 
Room 26
Artists / Makers / Authorities: 
Jaume Huguet
Valls, circa 1412 – Barcelona, 1492
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Description:

This panel was repainted in the 17th or 18th century because the original one was damaged, probably, by the heat of the candles lit by the faithful as an offering to the saint.

 

Painting

Circa 1455-1460

214 x 136 x 6.7 cm

Permanent loan from the Retailers' Guild, 1940; purchased 1971

Inventory number: 

037759-000

Central compartment of the altarpiece of Saint Michael of the Retailers. The MNAC keeps 5 more compartments from the same work. The altarpiece comes from the chapel of the Shopkeepers' and Retailer's guild, in the church of Santa Maria del Pi, Barcelona.
Tempera, stucco reliefs and gold leaf on wood
Century: 15th
Subject: Religion
Jaume Huguet - Sant Miquel - Cap a 1455-1460
Sant Miquel