Episode 25: Siena – The Day the Virgin Mary Got into Politics (Simone Martini’s Maestà)
February 6, 2024

Episode Info:
This episode will examine Simone Martini’s mural of the Maestà in the Hall of the Great Council in Siena’s town hall, known as the Palazzo Pubblico. The painting represents a milestone moment in the history of art where a religious subject is inserted into a civic setting for the first time.

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