SIMONE MARTINI
(b. 1280/85, Siena, d. 1344, Avignon)

Half-length Figure of a Saint

1320-25
Fresco
Lower Church, San Francesco, Assisi

Illusionistic Gothic niches in the entrance arch of the chapel contains paintings of saints, while in the jambs of the windows of the south wall half-length figures of saints are painted. The picture shows one of the eighteen half-figures.




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