UCCELLO, Paolo
(b. 1397, Firenze, d. 1475, Firenze)

Flood and Waters Subsiding (detail)

1447-48
Fresco
Green Cloister, Santa Maria Novella, Florence

On the left of the fresco Uccello depicts the storms that provoked the Flood as well as the damage and death caused by the rising water. It is one of the first realistic renderings of a storm in Western art.




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