(b. ca. 1450, Cortona, d. 1523, Cortona)
Resurrection of the Flesh (detail)1499-1502
Chapel of San Brizio, Duomo, Orvieto
We have to isolate the individual details in order to grasp the greatness of Signorelli the 'illustrator' and the 'inventor'. For example, in this detail, the skulls surfacing through the cracks in the ground, who put on their bodies as though they were a costume, and become human beings once again.