Tag: Prophet

Trasfigurazione (c.1307-1311)

Duccio di Buoninsegna (c.1255-c.1319) Trasfigurazione (The Transfiguration) c.1307–1311 Egg tempera on wood, 48.5 × 51.4 cm National Gallery, London This painting was part of the predella (the bottom tier) of the Maestà altarpiece made for the Cathedral of Siena. Virtual reconstruction of the…

Porta del Paradiso (1425-1452)

Ghiberti, Lorenzo (1378-1455) Porta del Paradiso (Gates of Paradise) 1425–1452 Gilt bronze, 599 × 462 × 245 cm Battistero di San Giovanni, Firenze Damaged during the flood of Florence, the original panels, after having been restored, are kept in the…

Maestà (c.1290-1300)

Cimabue (1240-1302) Maestà (Madonna and Child Enthroned with Prophets) c.1290–1300 Tempera on wood, gold background, 384 x 223 cm Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze