(b. ca. 1454, Perugia, d. 1513, Siena)

No. 3: Frederick III Crowning Enea Silvio Piccolomini with a Laurel Wreath (detail)

Piccolomini Library, Duomo, Siena

The emperor places the wreath on the poet's head in front of an especially ornate and theatrical architectural prospect. The many figures on the pink-paved square are clustered in casual groupings.

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