SIMONE MARTINI
(b. 1280/85, Siena, d. 1344, Avignon)

Miracle of the Resurrected Child (detail)

1320-25
Fresco, 34 x 34 cm (size of detail)
Cappella di San Martino, Lower Church, San Francesco, Assisi

Some of the figures are praying devoutly, while others, such as the knight in the blue hat, express astonishment and even scepticism. It is assumed that this is a self-portrait of the artist.