DUCCIO di Buoninsegna
(b. ca. 1255, Siena, d. 1319, Siena)
Parting from St John (detail)1308-11
Tempera on wood
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Siena
Like many important figures, St John, Jesus's favourite disciple, can be easily recognized in all the pictorial episodes by the colour of his clothes. He always wears a blue undergarment and a red cloak.