How to Read Paintings: The Resurrection by Piero della Francesca

An image of grandeur and eminence that describes Christ’s victory over death

The Resurrection (c. 1460s) by Piero della Francesca. Fresco. Palazzo della Residenza in the town of Sansepolcro, Tuscany, Italy. Image source Wikimedia Commons

This painting shows Christ rising again on the third day after his death. The event of the Resurrection is one of the fundamental tenets of the Christian faith.