Picture of Vittore Carpaccio “Arrival of Saint Ursula and pilgrims to Cologne”. The size of the canvas is 280 x 255 cm, canvas, tempera. The first and most successful cycle of paintings was written by the artist for “Scuola di Santa Orsola”. Nine pictures of this cycle are dedicated to the life of Saint Ursula.
In the composition “Arrival of Saint Ursula and pilgrims to Cologne” with inimitable realism, ships with tall masts and folded sails are depicted. The distant prospect of the waterfront and the high cloudy sky create a feeling of airiness and depth.