BECCAFUMI, Domenico
(b. ca. 1486, Castel Monaperto, d. 1551, Siena)

View of one of the long sides of the vault

1519-23
Fresco
Palazzo Venturi, Siena

The picture shows one of the long sides of the vault with the following depictions: Scipio Appeals to the Honour of his Soldiers (left) and Steadfastness of the Macedonian Boy (right) in the two octagons, Fall of the Giants (left), Deucalion Flood (centre), and Deucalion and Pyrrha (right) in the three oculi. The six female figures around the oculi are (from left to right) unidentified, Claudia Quinta, Sulpicia, Camilla, Hypsicratea, unidentified.




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