MASOLINO da Panicale
(b. 1383, Panicale, d. 1447, Firenze)

The Baptist's Sermon at the Jordan (detail)

Baptistery, Castiglione Olona

On the right side, the Baptist's Sermon at the Jordan scene wraps around the corner into the window embrasure, where a group of John's listeners are depicted. Here we find three men with portrait-like features. One of these has been convincingly identified, owing to its similarities to other surviving portraits. as Leon Battista Alberti.

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