The Cassone Paintings of Francesco di Giorgio

Burton B. Fredericksen


45 pages

PDF file size: 11.5 MB


The wood paneled chests, or cassoni, painted by Francesco di Giorgio early in his career are thought to represent the pinnacle of his achievements. This monograph treats Francesco’s fifteenth-century cassone paintings in terms of chronology, iconography, and overall importance; included is his Triumph of Chastity, now in the collection of the Getty Museum.

About the Authors

Burton B. Fredericksen is curator of paintings at the J. Paul Getty Museum.