Now, with this audio tour, you can experience these ground-breaking frescoes guided by the scholarship of a renowned Renaissance historian. This guide is the exclusive audio adaptation of the popular book in The Great Fresco Cycles of the Renaissance series, written by a distinguished scholar of Medieval and Renaissance Italian art. The San Brizio frescoes depict the Christian story of the end of the world, and an exploration of the world beyond the grave.
Jane's engaging narration will guide you through the powerful imagery, to understand the fresco cycle in the context of the history and the artistic genius that coincided in its creation. This audio guide reveals:
For armchair travel, too! You don't have to actually go to Orvieto to appreciate the frescoes. Create a virtual visit as you listen to the narration; the pdf booklet includes pictures, and larger images are at www.janessmartart.com/orvieto.htm.
I enjoyed going deeper into the San Brizio Chapel. But the presenter doesn't modulate her voice to show any passion or personality. That makes it a little tedious.