Te church of San Giorgio at Montemerano is the repository of some important ﬁfeenth-century artworks from contemporary Sienese artists, such as Sano di Pietro, Vecchietta and Pellegrino di Mariano. (ﬁg. 2.1) However, the rich fresco decoration has never been examined in depth. Tis essay discusses the image of St Ursula and the Eleven Thousand Virgins of Cologne, the mostimportant episode in the hagiography of this saint, that decorates the lower tier of the right nave of the church.
|Title of host publication||Women and Ideal in the Italian Renaissance|
|Editors||Marco Piana, Elena Brizio, Konrad Eisenbichler|
|Place of Publication||Toronto|
|Publisher||Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies|
|Number of pages||26|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 2022|