(b. ca. 1308, Firenze, d. ca. 1368, Firenze)
Triumph of Death (fragment)1344-45
Museo dell'Opera di Santa Croce, Florence
Orcagna's matriculation probably took place in 1344, when he was awarded the commission to paint a large fresco in Santa Croce, Florence, showing the Triumph of Death, the Last Judgement, and Hell; Ghiberti confirms this as Orcagna's work. Two fragments of the fresco have survived, showing parts of the frame and parts of the Triumph of Death and Hell.