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Gentile da Fabriano's painting is not a geometrically constructed composition. It should be read as if it were the text of a tale, beginning at the top left corner, where the three Magi, meeting at the seaside, notice the star they have to follow. If we follow their course among sloping hills and cultivated fields we can see how they march into Jerusalem under the frame of the central arch, while in the lunette on the right we can see them departing.
Florence, Italy, Florence, Italy (Church of Santa Trinita), Style: Italian Gothic, School: Gothic, Movement: Gothic, Florentine, Painting;, Painting
Style: Italian Gothic; School: Gothic; Movement: Gothic; Florentine; Painting;
Florence, Italy; Florence, Italy (Church of Santa Trinita)
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Unknown, "The Adoration of the Magi (detail)" (2022). Art and Art History Collection (Saskia). 2172.