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NOTE SULLA COMMITTENZA DEL “REGNO DI PAN” DI LUCA SIGNORELLI


Cinzia Nicolini

 

Most of Academics identify Luca Signorelli’s Court of Pan with the Vasari’s definition «alcuni Dei ignudi», and they consider Lorenzo il Magnifico the patron of the picture. In this paper, it is considered the possibility that Vasari talks about another picture, a little painting with nude characters, that Signorelli would have offered to Lorenzo de’ Medici. It’s also possible that the masterpiece has not been commissioned by the Magnifico.