Duccio di Buoninsegna ca. 1255 – 1319

The Transfiguration

tempera on panel (44 × 46 cm) — 1308-11 Museum National Gallery, London

Duccio di Buoninsegna biography

This work is linked to Matthew 17:2

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Jesus takes his closest followers Peter, James, and John with him to the top of a mountain. There he transfigures into his divine state. Next to him appear Moses (left) and the prophet Elijah (right).

This panel was part of the predella of Duccio's famous Maestà.

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