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Piero Della Francesca’s Brera Madonna, detail of the niche. Executed in 1472-1474. Pinacoteca di Brera of Milan. / The shell was a symbol of the new Venus, Mary, and the egg is generally considered a symbol of the Creation.

Piero Della Francesca’s Brera Madonna, detail of the niche. Executed in Pinacoteca di Brera of Milan. / The shell was a symbol of the new Venus, Mary and the egg is generally considered a symbol of the Creation.

❤ - PIERO DELLA FRANCESCA - (1415 - 1492) - Discovery and Proof of the True Cross, c. 1460 (detail). Fresco, (356 x 747 cm), San Francesco, Arezzo,Italy.

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PIERO DELLA FRANCESCA - (1415 - 1492) - Discovery and Proof of the True Cross, c. 1460 (detail). Fresco, (356 x 747 cm), San Francesco, Arezzo,Italy.

Finding of the True Cross (detail) Piero Della Francesca. Note the oranges & reds in the man's robes.

Piero della Francesca, Torment of the Jew, c. mid-15th century

Torment of the Jew, 1466 by Piero della Francesca. Basilica of San Francesco, Arezzo, Italy

Piero della Francesca - Pala di Brera (dettaglio) - olio e tempera su tavola - 1472-74 - Pinacoteca di Brera a Milano.

Piero della Francesca, Madonna and Child with Saints or the Montefeltro Altarpiece

Piero della Francesca | The Flagellation of Christ (detail), c.1464

Piero della Francesca, The Flagellation of Christ (detail), 1464

***Piero della Francesca, Encuentro de Salomón y la reina de Saba, 1452-60, Igl. S. Francesco, Arezzo.

***Piero della Francesca, Encuentro de Salomón y la reina de Saba, 1452-60, Igl. S. Francesco, Arezzo.