About the creation

Dream of the Virgin

Artist name: dei Crocifissi Simone

Mary lies sleeping on a bed as a tree grows from her stomach. Jesus appears crucified on the tree as several angels fly towards him. A woman sits near the sleeping Mary reading a book.

Source: Isaiah 11; Matthew 1

Technique: Oil on panel

Location: Pinacoteca Nazionale, Collezione Costabili, Ferrara

Date: 1350