EARLY ITALIAN SCHOOL OF THE XIIIth CENTURY: A Triptych. In the center is the representation of the stable and manger at Bethlehem, with Joseph and Mary and the Infant Savior, and above, on the mountain, is the Tree of Life. On the left wing stands St. Peter, with the Book and Key; above kneels the Angel of the Annunciation, with the Lily. On the right wing is represented the Crucifixion, with St. Mary Cleophas and St. Mary Magdalen, standing on each side of the cross. Above sits the Virgin, holding a book in her lap. On the predella is the inscription: "Gloria in excelsis Deo." On panel and gold-ground. The centre picture is 7" x 1'3; the wings 3 1/2" x 1'2. [P. 6.]
Catalogue of the Carolina Art Association, published by the Art Committee. Charleston, S.C.: Steam Power Press of Walker, Evans & Co. 1858.