PIERO DELLA FRANCESCA
(b. 1416, Borgo San Sepolcro, d. 1492, Borgo San Sepolcro)

9. Exaltation of the Cross (detail)

1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo

The group of Jerusalem notables, young and old, kneel as they worshipfully receive the Holy Wood. The faces, with perfectly conserved flesh tones, have various expressions showing the ecstasy of their adoration.




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