The walls are covered with hunting scenes and a huge Virgin Enthroned by Lippo Memmi (1317). The floor above has a small art collection, which includes Pinturicchio’s Madonna with Saints Gregory and Benedict (1511) painted against a landscape of blues and greens. The painting of San Gimignano and his Miracles by Taddeo di Bartolo shows the saint holding the town -recognizably the same city we see today. The Wedding Scene frescoes by Memmo di Filippucci (early 14th century) show a couple sharing a bath and going to bed an unusual record of life in a wealthy household in 14th-century Tuscany. IB Museo d’Arte Sacra e Museo Etrusco Piazza Pecori. [ (0577) 94 22 26. Open Apr-Oct: daily; Nov-Mar: Tue-Sun. Adm charge. The museum is entered from the Piazza Pecori, where buskers entertain visitors in summer.
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