UNKNOWN MASTER, Italian
(active 1490s in Florence)
Ordeal of Girolamo Savonarola in Piazza Signoria1498-1500
Oil on panel, 38 x 58 cm
Museo di San Marco, Florence
This small painting is similar to a much larger one providing a complete view of Piazza Signoria during the trial and execution of Savonarola and his two companions. The unknown painter of this picture probably belonged to the Florentine workshop of Domenico Ghirlandaio.