(b. 1450, Citta della Pieve, d. 1523, Perugia)

The Pazzi Crucifixion

Fresco, 480 x 812 cm
Santa Maria Maddalena dei Pazzi, Florence

The painting was commissioned in 1493. On the left side St Bernard and the Virgin, on the right side St John the Evangelist and St Benedict are represented. In the centre the crucified Christ is depicted with Magdalene.

The lower part of the fresco was repainted.

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 22 minutes):
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Missa brevis