SIGNORELLI, Luca
(b. ca. 1450, Cortona, d. 1523, Cortona)

Cappellina dei Corpi Santi

1499-1502
Fresco
Chapel of San Brizio, Duomo, Orvieto

Luca Signorelli completed the overall decoration of the Chapel of San Brizio in the small chapel on the far wall by the figures of Archangels Raphael (with Tobias), Gabriel and Michael (weighing souls and subjugating the devil), by Bishop Saints Brizio and Constant, and the Lamentation over the Dead Christ with Sts Faustinus and Parentius who were buried here. On the painted keystone Judith with the head of Holofernes is depicted.




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