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Riposo durante la fuga in Egitto Pienza

Riposo durante la fuga in Egitto

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Artist: Baccio della Porta
Year: 1497 1504
Current location: Palazzo Borgia - Museo Diocesano
Original location:


The events that brought this important canvas to Pienza, recently rediscovered, re-evaluated and attributed to Fra Bartolomeo, are still unclear and mysterious.

From a stylistic point of view, the work is very close to the pictorial experiences of the late Florentine Renaissance and the purity of the line, the extraordinary brightness and the formal rigor make it one of the Dominican master's youthful masterpieces.

Riposo durante la fuga in Egitto