This exhibit shows the details of St. John's journey. The Sienese style paintings created by Giovanni Di Paolo, illuminates the story of St. John to interpret and teach people about the church. These paintings tell the story of St. John being a disciple of Christ up until his is death being martyred at the request of Salome. St. John is a very important biblical character. He was a messenger, a baptist and a preparer of Christ coming. St. John foretold when Christ would come and is best known for baptizing Christ and helping him be born again. Giovanni Di Paolo is known for his various creations and monumental altarpieces. Provided are a few facts about each painting to explain the St John’s story and understand the style of Sienese art. Here you will see six scenes by Giovanni di Paolo to narrate St. John’s life and break down the characteristics of Sienese art.