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A Dominican nun, Plautilla Nelli mirrors the environment of her convent’s refectory in The Last Supper.
This painting blends deep piety with scientific observation. Both its architecture and figures were radically new.
Romanesque, Gothic, or ancient Greek? Whether you divide this façade by styles or squares, its stones come alive.
Ghirlandaio writes a wealthy Florentine banking dynasty into the biblical narrative of this fresco cycle.