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The Portinari Triptych

Hugo van der Goes1477 - 1478

Uffizi Gallery

Uffizi Gallery
Florence, Italy

Painted for Tommaso Portinari (1432-1501), director of the Bruges branch of the Medici bank, this triptych contains his portrait and those of his wife, Maria Baroncelli, and their three children on the side panels. On the verso in monochrome, the Annunciation is depicted. It was transported by sea in 1483 for the altar of the church of Sant' Egidio, annexed to the Hospital of Santa Maria Nuova which was founded by the Portinari family.

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  • Title: The Portinari Triptych
  • Creator: Hugo van der Goes van der Goes
  • Date Created: 1477 - 1478
  • Style: Flamish Renaissance/ Altarpiece
  • Provenance: Church of Sant' Egidio, annexed to the Hospital of Santa Maria Nuova
  • Physical Dimensions: w5860 x h2530 mm
  • Original Title: Trittico Portinari
  • Type: painting
  • Medium: Oil on panel

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