Giovanni di Paolo
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Lehman Collection, 1975.1.30
The mitre on his head and the white pallium around his shoulders identify Ambrose as a prelate. The whip is his attribute, a reminder of his chastening the Emperor Theodosius.
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Photographed at the Metropolitan by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.