Art sights in Eastern Tuscany
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Arezzo's cathedral, at the top of the hill, was started in the 13th century, yet was not completed until well into the 15th century.
In the northeast corner, to the left of the bulky, intricately carved main altar, there's an exquisite fresco of Mary Magdalene by Piero della Francesca, itself dwarfed in size but not beauty by the multi-tiered, rich marble reliefs of the adjoining tomb of Bishop Guido Tarlati, featuring a frieze of priests and an acolyte chanting while holding a censer, a prayer book and candles. Off the north aisle, the Capella della Madonna del Conforto has a pair of fine glazed terracotta images from the della Robbia workshop. On the right as you enter…