Montepulciano Cathedral

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Santa Maria Assunta is a cathedral and principal place of worship in Montepulciano. The cathedral was consecrated in 1712. Among the artworks in the cathedral is an Assumption of the Virgin triptych on the high altar painted by Taddeo di Bartolo in 1401, which includes a self portrait as the apostle Thaddeus.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Barbara Hults The Penguin Guide to Italy 1989: 0140199039 p327 " ... The dusky interior of the Montepulciano Cathedral contains a number of interesting artworks, "
  2. ^ Karl A. E. Enenkel, Peter Liebregts Epistola posteritati:- 1998 - Page 54 9042007826 In his Assumption of the Virgin from 1401, on the high altar in the Cathedral of Montepulciano, Taddeo has depicted himself as the apostle ... This is how Taddeo di Bartolo has depicted himself in the guise of the apostle Thaddaeus.