GIOTTO di Bondone
(b. 1267, Vespignano, d. 1337, Firenze)

Legend of St Francis: Scenes Nos. 14-15

1297-99
Fresco
Upper Church, San Francesco, Assisi

The picture shows the frescoes on the interior façade. In the clerestory two scenes from the New Testament, the Miracle of the Pentecost (left) and the Ascension (right) are depicted. In the tondi St Peter (right) and St Paul (left) are represented. Next to the entrance are Scenes Nos. 14-15 of the Legend of St Francis. Above the portal the Virgin and Child between two angels can be seen. The painted arcades of the entrance arch contains figures of saints.




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