GHIRLANDAIO, Domenico
(b. 1449, Firenze, d. 1494, Firenze)

View of the Chapel St Fina

1473-75
Fresco
Collegiata, San Gimignano

The picture shows a view of the Chapel of St Fina from the central aisle of the Collegiata. In the niche at the back, the tomb altar of St Fina by Benedetto da Maiano can be seen. In the lunette above are the Church fathers Gregory the Great and Jerome, in the vaulting the four evangelists, on the façade, the lion coat of arms of the city of San Gimignano.




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