The altarpiece, dating from around 1340, was reconstructed according to an 18th century drawing. Originally in the women's convent of San Giovanni Evangelista in Faenza. At the Uffizi since 1919.
Sometimes called Pietro Laurati, Lorenzetti was an influential Italian painter born in Siena and active between 1306 and 1345. He was influenced by Giovanni Pisano (1250 – 1315) and Giotto (1267 –...Read more