AGOSTINO DI DUCCIO
(b. 1418, Firenze, d. 1481, Perugia)

Cappella dei Pianeti (detail)

1449-56
Photo
Tempio Malatestiano, Rimini

The picture shows the sign of Aquarius. The firm flesh of Aquarius is treated with the same roundity and the same smooth transitions as the music-making angels in the Chapel of Isotta, and is seen in part through the transparent water and in part through striated drapery.