Tempera and gold on wood
Image: 46 x 21.4 cm (18 1/8 x 8 7/16 in.); Framed: 58.2 x 28 x 4.8 cm (22 15/16 x 11 x 1 7/8 in.)
Gift of Mrs. B. P. Bole, Mr. and Mrs. Guerdon S. Holden, Mrs. Windsor T. White, and the L. E. Holden Fund 1924.199
The artist covered the sides and reverse of this panel with a thin layer of gesso (a type of plaster), allowing the texture of the rough wood to remain visible. He then painted it to resemble porphyry, a beautiful and valuable stone.
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