Piero della Francesca—Legend of the True Cross
Lecture no. 11 from the course: Great Artists of the Italian Renaissance
Taught by Professor William Kloss | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Music & Fine Art Courses
This lecture covers Piero's great fresco cycle, The Legend of the True Cross, depicting the story of Jesus' cross from its origin in the tree of knowledge to its disappearance and rediscovery by Saint Helena, mother of the Roman Emperor Constantine.