Saint George and Saint Florian, in sculpted form at left and right respectively, stand guard over the short corridor leading from the North Cloister to the Blue Room at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
Scene in the Gardner Museum's Early Italian Room: Simone Martini's Virgin and Child with Saints (top); Francesco Pesellino's The Triumphs of Love, Chastity, and Death (center); and a pair of 18th-century paint... More
Among the works displayed in the Gardner Museum's second-floor stairhall is this early 9th-century relief sculpture that once adorned the altar of a church in Rome.
Jan Moy's 16th-century tapestry, A Messenger from Harpagos Brings Cyrus a Letter Concealed in a Hare, serves as a backdrop for a pair of chairs upholstered in red fabric.
Jan Moy's 16th-century tapestry King Astyages Commands Harpagos to Take the Infant Cyrus and Slay Him looms over a long dining table set with flatware, a candelabra, and a few vessels.
Leaving the Gardner Museum's Dutch Room, via a 14th-century Venetian door frame crowned with a mounted 16th-century wooden sculpture of Saint Martin and the beggar hailing from Bavaria.
Scene in the Gardner Museum's Raphael Room: Sandro Botticelli's The Story of Lucretia hangs above a 15th-century Sienese cassone featuring a relief sculpture depicting figures in procession.
Visitors to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum crowd around John Singer Sargent's famous painting El Jaleo, in the museum's Spanish Cloister.
Scene in the Gardner Museum's Early Italian Room featuring a number of period furnishings as well as Bernardo Daddi's Virgin and Child at right.