MANTEGNA, Andrea
(b. 1431, Isola di Carturo, d. 1506, Mantova)

Scenes from the Life of St Christopher (scenes 5 and 6)

1448-57
Fresco
Cappella Ovetari, Chiesa degli Eremitani, Padua

The picture shows the two scenes at the lower section of the right wall of the chapel in their present state. They depict the Martyrdom of St Christopher and the Removal of his Body.




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