(b. ca. 1454, Perugia, d. 1513, Siena)
No. 7: The Coronation of Enea Silvio Piccolomini as Pope Pius II1502-08
Piccolomini Library, Duomo, Siena
The seventh scene is on the first compartment of the east wall. Here we are presented with the major event in Enea Silvio's life, his coronation as Pius II on September 3, 1458. The picture shows the ceremony in St. Peter's, confirmed by the apse mosaic showing Christ standing between Peter and Paul.