as can be seen in representations of Eastern ideas and imagery in European Renaissance art. The appearance of Eastern images in Western art can provide insights into the European perspective regarding the study of the East as a whole. This imagery serves as a source of debate among art and history scholars who analyze the complicated relationship between Europe and the Middle East in today’s increasingly globalized world.
4. Benozzo Gozzoli, The Journey of the Magi, 1459-62. Cappella dei Magi, Palazzo Medici-Riccardi, Florence, East Wall, fresco.