Knight of the Order of Malta Reproduction Painting after Pinturicchio
After Bernardino di Betto, known as Pinturicchio (Italian, 1454 – 1513)
Knight of the Order of Malta, late 19th to early 20th century
Reproduction tempera painting on wood panel with painted and stamped frame, after the 1504 – 1505 Pinturicchio fresco commissioned by Alberto Aringhieri for the Chapel of Saint John the Baptist in the Siena Cathedral
Inscribed “Alberto Aringhieri” to center of panel, and “Libertas” to lower left
- significant cracking and losses to painting; losses to painted surface of panel, particulalry near center; abrasions and chips around edges of panel and at corners.