(b. 1477, Castelfranco, d. 1510, Venezia)

Frieze in the main hall (detail)

c. 1510
Casa Marta, Castelfranco Veneto

There are several explanatory scrolls in Latin that punctuate the various sections into which the frieze is divided, in each section pairs of texts flanks ovals containing figures of ancient sages who made specific contributions to the field of knowledge represented in that section.

The present detail shows cartouches and the head of an elderly sage.