GIUSTO de' Menabuoi
(b. ca. 1320, Firenze, d. 1391, Firenze)

Scenes from the Life of Christ (north wall)

c. 1378
Baptistery, Padua

On the four walls of the main space of the Baptistery the story of John the Baptist and scenes from the life of Christ are represented. These walls depict, on the south side, the life of John the Baptist, and on the opposite side, the life of Christ, which in part overlaps with the life of the Baptist.

On the north wall the following scenes are depicted: The Birth of Christ (top left), The Adoration of the Magi (top middle), The Presentation in the Temple (top right), The Calling of Simon Peter and Andrew (middle left), The Calling of Matthew (middle), The Wedding at Cana (middle right), The Agony in the Garden (bottom left), The Arrest of Christ (bottom middle), Christ before the High Priest (bottom right).

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