Niccolò Mauruzi da Tolentino at the Battle of San Romano

Egg tempera with walnut oil and linseed oil on poplar | 182 x 320cm | probably c. 1438-40

Paolo Uccello

It's hard to follow what's going on in this large and busy painting, partly because it's much darker now than when it was painted. This is one of three battle scenes by Uccello showing the Florentine victory at San Romano in 1432.

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