Masters-on-wood, Adoration of the Sheppards, Marmitta, 300 x 195mm
100% PEFC certified wood,
thickness 3 cm,
300 x 195 mm
Essentially a small painting on parchment, this image appears to have been created as an independent object for private devotion.
The work is among the rare surviving masterpieces by Francesco Marmitta da Parma, who was active as a goldsmith, engraver of gems, painter, and illuminator.