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Artist Anonymous, Italian School, Tuscan, active 14th century.
Title Scenes from the Story of Tobit (Part I).
Date Probably before 1425.
Found In Scenes from the Story of Tobit.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a fresco.
Dimensions/Medium fresco.


Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Tuscan School (14th century) 712 F66 B48a I    NON-REQUESTABLE
Series Scenes from the Story of Tobit.
Provenance (a and b) East wall, Sala del Consiglio, (ground-floor, to left on entering), Bigallo, Florence, Italy.
Current repository Loggia del Bigallo, Florence, Italy, public.
Condition history (a) On account of ruined state it's hard to interpret the story. Originally there were eighteen scenes. (a) Cleaned, by Santi Pacini, Florence, Italy, 1777. (a) Cleaned, by Antonio Marini, Fiesole, Italy, 1841.
Attribution history (a) Attributed to Anonymous - 1st quarter 15th c. by Poggi, 1904, dated to before 1425; (b) Anonymous - 1st quarter 15th c. by Poggi, 1929; (c) Italian School, Florentine - 4th quarter 14th c. by Touring Club Italia, 1925. School of Agnolo Gaddi; (d) Italian School, Tuscan - late 14th to early 15th c. by F. Mason Perkins, 1935.
Subject (a) There are twelve scenes representing episodes in the life of Tobias. See also Landini, "Ist. dell'Oratorio di S. Maria del Bigallo, etc.", 1779, p.XXIX; (c) The scene with the blinded Tobit lying under a loggia talking with Tobias is lacking in Frick Art Reference Library, 1935.
Images Photograph, Giacomo Brogi, Florence 14832 Purchase Giacomo Brogi, Florence (scene 1)
Digital image, 11919.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Sources (a) Poggi, Il Duomo di Firenze, 1909, pp.206 to 208.
(b) Touring Club Italia, Italia Centrale, vol.ii, 1929, p.48.
(c) F. Mason Perkins, annotation on Brogi photograph, circa 1925.
(d) Verbally, M. Meiss, 1935 (at the Frick Art Reference Library).
(e) Frick Art Reference Library, 1935.
LC subject Anonymous, Italian School, Tuscan, active 14th century.
Art, Italian.
Other subject Frescoes and / or murals.
Form Italian School.
Frescoes (paintings)
Reproductions.
Paintings (visual works)
Related corporate bodies Loggia del Bigallo.
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Tuscan School (14th century), 14th C.
Variant attribution Florentine School (14th century).

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