Guided Tour #6a

Narrative fresco cycles by Benozzo Gozzoli

Description: This tour presents three narrative fresco cycles executed by Benozzo Gozzoli in Montefalco (Scenes from the Life of St Francis, 1450-52), in Florence (Procession of the Magi, 1459-60) and in San Gimignano (Scenes from the Life of St Augustine, 1464-65). Detailed biography of the artist is given and the subjects of the cycles are discussed.

Sources: HALL, James Hall's Dictionary of Subjects and Symbols in Art, John Murray Publishers Ltd., London, 1974; CHILVERS, Ian, Ed. The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists, Oxford University Press, Oxford, New York, 1996; ACIDINI LUCHINAT, Cristina, Benozzo Gozzoli, Scala/Riverside, Firenze, New York, 1994; OPITZ, Marion, Benozzo Gozzoli, Könemann, Cologne, 1998.

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