Cappella Brancacci

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Brancacci Chapel is located in the Church of Santa Maria del Carmine, it is considered one of the most important masterpieces in the history of painting, with excellent works of Masolino, Masaccio and Filippo Lippi. A recent restoration has shown a close collaboration between Masolino and Masaccio whose created a strong unity in the decorative cycle.

It is remarkable the high painted quality of Masolino and the greatness in the prospective of the scene, the volume of figures of Masaccio, especially in the twelve scenes of the Temptation and in the cycle of the story of St Peter. Expulsion from the Garden and Tribute Money are very famous works studied by every artist in fifteenth century.