(b. ca. 1454, Perugia, d. 1513, Siena)
No. 3: Frederick III Crowning Enea Silvio Piccolomini with a Laurel Wreath (detail)1502-08
Piccolomini Library, Duomo, Siena
The emperor places the wreath on the poet's head in front of an especially ornate and theatrical architectural prospect. The many figures on the pink-paved square are clustered in casual groupings.