Tomb of S. Margherita
ID
 
235
 
Original Country
 
Italy
 
Region
 
Tuscany
 
Creator
 
Sienese sculptor (Gano da Fazio?)
 
Sorting Title
 
Tomb of S. Margherita
 
Subject
 

Sarcophagus contains effigy of the S. Margherita lying underneath a cover decorated with sculpted swags of cloth and female figures as corner supports. On side of sarcophagus are two registers of panels: two at bottom and four at top. Each panel contains relief sculpture of the saint and scenes from her life.

 
Creation Date
 
1308-11
 
Century
 
14th
 
Style Genre
 
Renaissance
 
Measurements
 
229 cm (max width of base of monument)
 
Format Medium
 

marble

 
Current Repository
 

Chiesa di S. Margherita,Cortona