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Third scene from the Story of Nastagio degli Onesti: Banquet in the Pine Forest

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Description: Images and Identity in Fifteenth-Century Florence
Giannozzo di Antonio Pucci married Lucrezia di Piero di Giovanni di Jacopo Bini in 1483. Four panels based on a tale from Boccaccio’s Decameron can be connected with this marriage (pls. 213-16). From Sandro Botticelli’s workshop, the paintings measure about 83 by 140 cm. each, or 1 1/2 by 2 1/2 Florentine braccia. Their size and format suggests that they were designed to be the type of decorative inset known as spalliere, placed above shoulder (spalla) height in the wainscoting of a panelled …
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.229-271
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00066.010

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