1. Death of Adam
Legend of the True Cross by Piero della Francesca

Adam, on his deathbed, sends his son Seth to Archangel Michael, who gives him some seedlings from the tree original sin to be placed in his father's mouth at the moment of his death. In the shadow of a huge tree, Adam's body is buried in the presence of his family.

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1. Death of Adam
1452-66
Fresco, 390 x 747 cm
San Francesco, Arezzo


1. Death of Adam
1452-66
Fresco, 390 x 747 cm
San Francesco, Arezzo


1. Death of Adam (detail)
1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo


1. Death of Adam (detail)
1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo


1. Death of Adam (detail)
1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo


1. Death of Adam (detail)
1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo


1. Death of Adam (detail)
1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo


1. Death of Adam (detail)
1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo


1. Death of Adam (detail)
1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo


1. Death of Adam (detail)
1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo


1. Death of Adam (detail)
1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo


1. Death of Adam (detail)
1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo


1. Death of Adam (detail)
1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo



Legend of the True Cross
1. Death of Adam
2. Procession of the Queen of Sheba; Meeting between the Queen of Sheba and King Solomon
3. Burial of the Holy Wood
4. Vision of Constantine
5. Constantine's Victory over Maxentius
6. Torture of the Jew
7. Finding and Recognition of the True Cross
8. Battle between Heraclius and Chosroes
9. Exaltation of the Cross
Annunciation
Other paintings in the Cappella Maggiore
Restoration of the fresco cycle
Main page of the fresco cycle



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