FRANCESCO DI GIORGIO MARTINI
(b. 1439, Siena, d. 1502, Siena)
Fresco, 443 x 552 cm
Francesco di Giorgio painted two scenes, the Nativity and The Birth of the Virgin, for the decoration of the chapel of family Bichi. Executed with a particular grisaille technique, the frescoes are the culmination of the artist's career as a painter.