DUCCIO di Buoninsegna
(b. ca. 1255, Siena, d. 1319, Siena)

Parting from St John (detail)

Tempera on wood
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Siena

Outside the room the disciples are present at a more restrained embrace between Peter and Paul (included in the stories of the Virgin according to a tradition handed down by a few of the literary sources).