(b. 1450, Citta della Pieve, d. 1523, Perugia)
Christ Handing the Keys to St Peter (detail)1481-82
Cappella Sistina, Vatican
The actors are graceful and elegant figures who tend to stand firmly on the earth. Their heads are smallish in proportion to the rest of their bodies, and their features are delicately distilled with considerable attention to minor detail.