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Pisanello  Arthurian chivalric cycle: warriors, detail of fresco.        In the “conspiracy” that surrounds the saga of the Graal, the cycles of frescoes painted by Pisanello and commissioned by Ludovico Gonzaga in about 1440, merit respect. Firstly, the work was unfinished. Then it was partially, if not substantially, destroyed: the collapse of the ceiling beams, then heavy marks scored with a pick-axe and covered by a coat of lime and a complete reconstruction of the Hall until it was…

Pisanello Arthurian chivalric cycle: warriors, detail of fresco. In the “conspiracy” that surrounds the saga of the Graal, the cycles of frescoes painted by Pisanello and commissioned by Ludovico Gonzaga in about 1440, merit respect. Firstly, the work was unfinished. Then it was partially, if not substantially, destroyed: the collapse of the ceiling beams, then heavy marks scored with a pick-axe and covered by a coat of lime and a complete reconstruction of the Hall until it was…