VALDAMBRINO, Francesco di
(active 1401, d. 1435, Siena)

St Dorothy

1420s
Polychromed wood
Szépművészeti Múzeum, Budapest

This statue, executed in the workshop of Francesco Valdambrino, represents Dorothy, one of the Christian martyrs of the 4th century. The emotionally charged piece shows the tender style of beauty that prevailed in Siena.