GIOTTO di Bondone
(b. 1267, Vespignano, d. 1337, Firenze)

No. 12 Scenes from the Life of the Virgin: 6. Wedding Procession (detail)

Cappella Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua

Mary walks in front of her companions and is led to the house of her parents, where she is received by musicians. This group alone lends a cheery air to the sombre procession.