The Dream of Life by Andrea di Orcagna. Andrea di Orcagna (1320-1368) - better known as Orcagna, was an Italian painter, sculptor & architect active in Florence. His works include the "Altarpiece of the Redeemer" (1354-57) in the Strozzi Chapel, Santa Maria Novella and the tabernacle in Orsanmichele (finished 1359) which was regarded as "the most perfect work of its kind in Italian Gothic".
St Mary Magdalene - a Fragment from an Altarpiece by Taddeo di Bartolo. Taddeo di Bartolo (1362-1422) , also known as Taddeo Bartoli, was an Italian painter of the Sienese School during the early Renaissance. A massive triptych, Assumption of the Virgin, painted in 1401, is now situated in the 16th century Duomo of Santa Maria dell'Assunta at Montepulciano.
Annunciation Detail of Gabriel by Simone Martini. Simone Martini (1285-1344) was an Italian painter born in Siena.He was a major figure in the development of early Italian painting and greatly influenced the development of the International Gothic style. It is thought that Martini was a pupil of Duccio di Buoninsegna, the leading Sienese painter of his time.