Activating the effigy: Donatello's Pecci tomb in Siena Cathedral

September 1995
Art Bulletin;Sep95, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p445
Academic Journal
Presents an analysis of a tomb sculpture by Donatello for Giovanni di Bartolomeo Pecci in Sienna, Italy to exemplify the complexity in the cultural and historical matrix involved in the creation of tomb sculptures in late medieval and early modern Europe. Negotiations for the establishment of the sculpture in a chapel patronized by Pecci's family; Documentation of Pecci's funeral.


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