Duccio di Buoninsegna ca. 1255 – 1319

The Appearance to the Apostles (Maestà)

tempera on panel (39 × 51 cm) — 1308-11 Museum Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana del Duomo, Siena

Duccio di Buoninsegna biography

This work is linked to Luke 24:42

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Jesus appears to the eleven remaining followers. He confronts them with their incredulity: they had not believed reports on his resurrection.

On the table are fish and honeycombs, like Luke wrote in his gospel.

This panel is one of the back crowning panels of Duccio's Maestà.

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