Tuesday, June 28, 2011

The Expulsion From Eden

c. 1424-28, Fresco, Brancacci Chapel, Florence, by Massacio.  The painting is shown here in its restored form, three centuries after the fresco was painted, Cosimo III de' Medici - the Grand Duke of Tuscany, ordered that fig leaves be painted over the genitals of the figures, these were removed in the 1980's.

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