SIGNORELLI, Luca
(b. ca. 1450, Cortona, d. 1523, Cortona)

Resurrection of the Flesh (detail)

1499-1502
Fresco
Chapel of San Brizio, Duomo, Orvieto

We have to isolate the individual details in order to grasp the greatness of Signorelli the 'illustrator' and the 'inventor'. For example, in this detail, the macabre but hilarious idea of the nude with his back to the observer who is carrying on a conversation with the skeletons.