A Female Saint (the Annunciate Virgin or one of the Marys?)

Fresco (with areas of secco) | 39 x 30cm | possibly c. 1336-40

Pietro Lorenzetti and Workshop

The upper layers of paint in the draperies are faded so that you can see the underdrawing - or sinopia - beneath. Traces of paint reveal that the draperies were originally blue. The figure's pose - she recoils in fear, drawing her hand to her breast ...
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