(b. 1477, Vercelli, d. 1549, Siena)
Life of St Benedict, Scene 32: Benedict Appears in the Dreams of Two Monks1505-08
Abbazia, Monteoliveto Maggiore
Scene 32 of the cycle on the life of St Benedict depicts as Benedict appears in the dreams of two distant monks and gives them the plan for a new monastery.
Some scenes of the cycle depicts the range of tasks that had to be accomplished to maintain the monastery's self-sufficiency. Among these are the erection of churches and other buildings in accordance with the founder's precepts (e.g. Scenes 11, 32).