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Artist Anonymous, Italian School, Campanese, active 12th century.
Title Nativity, and Two Scenes from the Life of St. Nicholas (Part I).
Date 12th Century.
Found In Fresco Decorations.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a fresco.
Dimensions/Medium 88 5/8 x 157 1/2 in.
48 3/4 x 86 5/8 in.
48 3/4 x 86 5/8 in.
fresco.


Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Campanese School (12th century) 712 M66 An7Cra I    NON-REQUESTABLE
Series Fresco Decorations.
Provenance (a,b,c) Chiesa della Santissima Annunziata, Minuto, Italy, (a) crypt, (b) the crypt is decorated with frescoes of the end of the 11th or beginning of the 12th c., (c) the crypt of the church is square in plan.
Current repository Annunziata, Minuto, Minuto, Campania, Italy, public.
Attribution history (c) Italian School, Campanese - 11th c. by Bertaux, 1904. Compare with the miniatures of the Salerno Exultat, which are about half a century later than these, but strengthened the influence of the gulf of Salerno. Influenced by the Benedectine School of mural painting.
Subject (c) Opposite St. John Baptist, the prophet Daniel is represented as a youthful figure, gorgeously clad in Persian style, in a gray tunic embroidered in gold.
Images Photograph, Sansoni 25042 Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative (Nativity).
Photograph, Sansoni 25043 Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative (scene from the life of St. Nicholas).
Photograph, Sansoni 25044 Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative (scene from the life of St. Nicholas).
Digital image, Sansoni 25042_POST.tif Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative.
Digital image, Sansoni 25043_POST.tif Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative.
Digital image, Sansoni 25044_POST.tif Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative.
Digital image, 7704.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Digital image, 7704a.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Digital image, 7704b.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Sources (a) Sansoni, list of negatives, shipped 6 August 1932.
(b) Touring Club Italia, Italia Meridionale, vol.ii, 1927, pp.552 to 553.
(c) Bertaux, L'Art dans l'Italie Méridionale, vol.i, 1904, pp.281 to 282.
(d) Salazaro, Monumenti dell'Italia Meridionale dal X al XIV Secolo, vol.i, 1870, p.30.
LC subject Anonymous, Italian School, Campanese, active 12th century.
Art, Italian.
Other subject Frescoes and / or murals.
Form Italian School.
Frescoes (paintings)
Reproductions.
Paintings (visual works)
Related corporate bodies Annunziata, Minuto.
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Campanese School (12th century), 12th C.

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