We continued our visit by strolling around the Western transept having stopped at both Strozzi Chapels, one of which was undergoing restoration works. We finally made it to the Cappella Bardi by ways of the Eastern transept.
The coronation of the Madonna and Saints by the Florentine school, c.1335-40
The Capella Strozzi di Mantova's altar with Jesus giving the key to the kingdmom to St. Peter apostle and the book of knowledge to St. Thomas Aquinas presented by the Virgin Mary (right). The frescoe ceiling depitcting St. Thomas Aquinas with the personification of the Virtues (left).
Filippo Strozzi Chapel
The tomb of Tedice Aliotti, Bishop of Fiesole (left). Tomb of Joseph, the Patriarch of Constantinopla , whose painting was carried out by a Florentine painter (right)
The martyrdom of Saint Ursula (left) and the massacre of the innocents (right).
Saint Gregory giving money to a shipwrecked beggar (right).
The Trinity, Masaccio's pioneering work considered a masterpiece of perspective and portraiture.
Annunciation by Pietro Miniato (1366-1450).
(To be continued)