LIPPI, Filippino
(b. ca. 1457, Prato, d. 1504, Firenze)

St Philip Driving the Dragon from the Temple of Hieropolis (detail)

Strozzi Chapel, Santa Maria Novella, Florence

This detail from the lower left of the large frescoed scene shows the reaction of several of the participants to the horrific smell of the devilish dragon. Two of them either hold or cover their nose.

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