(b. 1475, Caprese, d. 1564, Roma)
Last Judgment (detail)1537-41
Cappella Sistina, Vatican
On the far left of the ring made by the blessed stand the women - saints, virgins and martyrs, along with the sibyls and heroines of the Old Testament. The gigantic figure, who seems to be protecting a young girl who kneels beside her, is usually identified as Eve.