(b. ca. 1240, Firenze, d. ca. 1302, Firenze)

Crossing vault (detail)

Upper Church, San Francesco, Assisi

This photograph was taken before to the 1997 earthquake.

The four vault cells, of which the eastern one was destroyed by the earthquake, contain depictions of the evangelists, as was common in the crossing vaults of medieval churches. Borders with double vines, which grow out of vases borne by angels and wrap around heads of putti at regular intervals, line the individual picture fields.