This painting from the late period of the artist was executed for a cell in the Certosa di Pavia. In the background two seated monks can be seen.
This early work by Bergognone reveals the strong influence of Vincenzo Foppa.
In the background to the right, the Charterhouse at Pavia is seen in the course of construction which suggests the dating for this picture. Bergognone was one of the leading painters in Milan at the time, and made several paintings for Pavia