PIERO DELLA FRANCESCA
(b. 1416, Borgo San Sepolcro, d. 1492, Borgo San Sepolcro)
Polyptych of the Misericordia: Deposition1445-62
Oil and tempera on panel, 23 x 70 cm
Pinacoteca Comunale, Sansepolcro
The picture shows a detail of the predella with the Deposition.
During this period Piero was assisted by another painter who is responsible for the execution of the predella and for the six figures on the side pilasters.