Siena Landscape Fresco
Dimensions: 12.75 X 18.5
Piccolomini Library, Duomo, Siena, Italy
Here Piccolomini, as Bishop of Siena, presents Eleanora of Portugal to Frederick III in 1491. Subsequently betrothed and married, the couple's grandson (through additional arranged marriages), Charles V, ruled most of Europe. Piccolomini went on to be Pope Pius II.