The Rout of San Romano (Though Not Under The Christmas Tree)

The Rout of San RomanoThe Rout of San Romano by Paolo Ucello.

According to Vasari, in his Lives of the Artists, Ucello was so absorbed by the newfound techniques of perspective that “his wife used to say that Paolo would sit studying perspective all night, and when she called him to come to bed he would answer, ‘Oh, what a sweet thing this perspective is!'”