(b. ca. 1450, Cortona, d. 1523, Cortona)
The Damned (detail)1499-1502
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 picture, the justly famous detail of the flying devil carrying off a young girl and turning around, with a broad, satisfied grin on his face.