Frescoes on the left wall: Stories of the Virgin
by Domenico GHIRLANDAIO

The fresco cycle on the left wall consists of seven scenes (from bottom up): (1) Expulsion of Joachim from the Temple, (2) Birth of Mary, (3) Presentation of the Virgin at the Temple, (4) Marriage of Mary, (5) Adoration of the Magi, (6) Slaughter of the Innocents, (7) Death and Assumption of the Virgin.

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Expulsion of Joachim from the Temple
1486-90
Fresco, width 450 cm
Cappella Tornabuoni, Santa Maria Novella, Florence


Expulsion of Joachim from the Temple (detail)
1486-90
Fresco
Cappella Tornabuoni, Santa Maria Novella, Florence


Expulsion of Joachim from the Temple (detail)
1486-90
Fresco
Cappella Tornabuoni, Santa Maria Novella, Florence


Birth of Mary
1486-90
Fresco, width 450 cm
Cappella Tornabuoni, Santa Maria Novella, Florence


Birth of Mary (detail)
1486-90
Fresco
Cappella Tornabuoni, Santa Maria Novella, Florence


Birth of Mary (detail)
1486-90
Fresco
Cappella Tornabuoni, Santa Maria Novella, Florence


Birth of Mary (detail)
1486-90
Fresco
Cappella Tornabuoni, Santa Maria Novella, Florence


Presentation of the Virgin at the Temple
1486-90
Fresco, width 450 cm
Cappella Tornabuoni, Santa Maria Novella, Florence


Presentation of the Virgin at the Temple (detail)
1486-90
Fresco
Cappella Tornabuoni, Santa Maria Novella, Florence


Presentation of the Virgin at the Temple (detail)
1486-90
Fresco
Cappella Tornabuoni, Santa Maria Novella, Florence


Presentation of the Virgin at the Temple (detail)
1486-90
Fresco
Cappella Tornabuoni, Santa Maria Novella, Florence


Marriage of Mary
1486-90
Fresco, width 450 cm
Cappella Tornabuoni, Santa Maria Novella, Florence


Marriage of Mary (detail)
1486-90
Fresco
Cappella Tornabuoni, Santa Maria Novella, Florence


Marriage of Mary (detail)
1486-90
Fresco
Cappella Tornabuoni, Santa Maria Novella, Florence


Adoration of the Magi
1486-90
Fresco, width 450 cm
Cappella Tornabuoni, Santa Maria Novella, Florence


Adoration of the Magi (detail)
1486-90
Fresco
Cappella Tornabuoni, Santa Maria Novella, Florence


Slaughter of the Innocents
1486-90
Fresco, width 450 cm
Cappella Tornabuoni, Santa Maria Novella, Florence


Death and Assumption of the Virgin
1486-90
Fresco, width 450 cm
Cappella Tornabuoni, Santa Maria Novella, Florence



Frescoes in the Tornabuoni Chapel
Frescoes on the left wall: Stories of the Virgin
Frescoes on the right wall: Stories of St John the Baptist
Frescoes on the rear wall and vaults
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