GIOTTO di Bondone
(b. 1267, Vespignano, d. 1337, Firenze)
Legend of St Francis: 16. Death of the Knight of Celano1297-1300
Fresco, 270 x 230 cm
Upper Church, San Francesco, Assisi
This is the sixteenth of the twenty-eight scenes (twenty-five of which were painted by Giotto) of the Legend of Saint Francis.
It is worthy to point out the table in the Death of the Knight of Celano, which is covered with a lovely embroidered table-cloth, and laid with food, crockery and cutlery.