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Artist Anonymous, Italian School, Lombard, active 15th century.
Title Virtue and Vices (Part I).
Date 15th Century.
Found In Allegorical Representations, and Genre Scenes.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a fresco.
Dimensions/Medium 90 1/2 x 90 1/2 in. (each).
fresco.


Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Lombard School (15th century) 712 M32 C37CSa I    NON-REQUESTABLE
Series Allegorical Representations, and Genre Scenes.
Provenance (a,b) Castello Castiglioni-Stampa, Masnago, Italy, (a) owned by Cav. Angelo Mantegazza.
Current repository Castello di Masnago, Varese, Lombardy, Italy, public.
Condition history (a) Uncovered; November 1937;
Attribution history (a) Anonymous - 14th c. by Sansoni. A painter associated with Bembo, and likewise of Cremonese origin. Perhaps by Moretti or by Andrea Bembo, a brother of Bonifacio, with question; (b) Italian School, Lombard - 15th c. by F. Wittgens, January 1938. Or the middle of the 15th century. By Bembo; (c) Anonymous - 15th c. by Frick Art Reference Library, June 1939.
Subject (b) Groups of three figures in sections separated by Gothic columns. The central figure is crowned and higher represents a Virtue, those on sides the Vice.
Images Photograph, Sansoni 28107 Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative
Photograph, Sansoni 28108 Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative
Photograph, Sansoni 28109 Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative
Digital image, 28107_POST.tif Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative.
Digital image, 28108_POST.tif Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative.
Digital image, 28109_POST.tif Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative.
Digital image, 8360.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Digital image, 8360a.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Digital image, 8360b.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Sources (a) Sansoni, list of negatives, shipped 3 January, 1938.
(b) F. Wittgens, Bollettino d'Arte, vol.xxxi, January 1938, pp.317 to 319 and 321, ser.3.
(c) Frick Art Reference Library, June 1939.
LC subject Anonymous, Italian School, Lombard, active 15th century.
Art, Italian.
Other subject Frescoes and / or murals.
Form Italian School.
Frescoes (paintings)
Reproductions.
Paintings (visual works)
Related corporate bodies Museo d'arte moderna e contemporanea (Varese, Italy)
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Lombard School (15th century), 15th C.
Variant attribution Bembo, Bonifazio.

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