Duccio di Buoninsegna ca. 1255 – 1319

Christ Appears to the Apostles Behind Closed Doors (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 John 20:19

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After his death on the cross Christ makes a series of appearances to his followers. Here he suddenly stands in the midst of the eleven remaining disciples, who had locked themselves in a house.

This panel used to be in the upper part of Duccio's Maestaà.

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