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

Four Demons with a Book

Black pencil, 335 x 284 mm
The Morgan Library and Museum, New York

Numerous Signorelli drawings have survived but only a few of them can be directly related to the Orvieto paintings. Many of their figures, such as the devils seen on the present drawing, would have had to be developed especially for this project, as Signorelli had never dealt with such subjects.