MASTER of the Osservanza
(active 1430-1450 in Siena)
The Redeemerc. 1450
Panel, 74 x 61 cm
Collezione Vittorio Cini, Venice
This unknown master, whose real identity is still hotly debated, not only took up the inheritance of Sassetta but was also capable of original, independent interpretations of fourteenth-century models from Siena, adding further elements from the Florentine style of Domenico Veneziano, Fra Angelico, and Paolo Uccello.