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Siena Duomo: Piccolomini Library Frescoes (1502-07)

Piccolomini Library Frescoes (1502-07)

Frescoes of the Piccolomini Library painted by Pinturicchio (1502-07), depicting Pope Pius II (then Archbishop of Siena) introducing Emperor Frederick III to Eleanor of Portugal outside Siena, and his coronation as cardinal (right). In the foreground is an ancient Roman sculpture group of the Three Graces. Duomo, Siena, Italy.