(active 1389-1435 in Siena)

Assumption of the Virgin

c. 1408
Panel, 135 x 52 cm
Museo Diocesano, Cortona

The artist seems to have represented here a young girl from the Tuscan countryside and has ennobled her aspect by dressing her in a white mantle with traces of light blue, yellow-lined and edged with a gold ribbon. He made her face graceful by putting on her head a very light, impalpable white veil.

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