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Artist Anonymous, Italian School, Campanese, active 11th century, attributed to.
Title Fresco Decoration of Chapels and Grotta (Part I).
Date 11th Century.
Found In Fresco Decoration of Chapels and Grotta.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a fresco.
Dimensions/Medium 70 3/8 x 94 3/8 in.
43 1/4 x 52 3/8 in.
fresco.


Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Campanese School (11th century) 712 C17 B14a I    NON-REQUESTABLE
Series Fresco Decoration of Chapels and Grotta.
Provenance (a,b,c) Badia di S. Maria de Oleara, Capo d'Orso, Italy, (a) ceiling of upper chapel, (b) promontory of Montorso, gulf of salern. This church was founded in 973. There are remains of 11th c. frescoes.
Current repository Badia di Sancta Maria de Oleara, Capo d'Orso (near), Italy, public.
Color notes (b) Virgin Orant, dressed in red tunic and blue veil, is standing between between two saints with pointed beards in the Lombard fashion. Figure of Christ between SS. John Baptist and Evangelist.
Attribution history (d) Attributed to Italian School, Campanese - late 11th to early 12th c. by Frick Art Reference Library, January 1934; (b) Anonymous - 11th c. by Bertaux, 1904. Because of the known history of the hermitage, founded in this century; (f) Anonymous - 8th c. by Salazaro, 1870. Attribution rejected by Bertaux.
Subject (a) The Annunciation, on the front wall of the upper chapel. Madonna praying with two saints, in the catacombs. S. Peter in the ground floor chapel. Three saints in the ceiling 2 saints on the wall.
Images Photograph, Sansoni 25032 Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative (Annunciation)
Photograph, Sansoni 25033 Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative (Virgin Orans with two saints)
Photograph, Sansoni 25034 Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative (Saint with book)
Digital image, Sansoni 25032_POST.tif Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative.
Digital image, Sansoni 25033_POST.tif Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative.
Digital image, Sansoni 25034_POST.tif Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative.
Digital image, 7700.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Digital image, 7700a.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Digital image, 7700b.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Sources (a) Sansoni, list of negatives, shipped 6 August 1932.
(b) Bertaux, L'Arte dans l'Italie Méridionale, vol.i, 1904, pp.248 to 249.
(c) Touring Club Italia, L'Italia Meridionale, vol.ii, 1927, p.539.
(d) Frick Art Reference Library, January 1934.
(e) Ughelli, Italia Sacra, vol.vii, pp.193 to 194.
(f) Salazaro, Monumenti dell'Italia Meridionale dal X al XIV Secolo, vol.i, 1870, p.12.
LC subject Anonymous, Italian School, Campanese, active 11th century.
Art, Italian.
Other subject Frescoes and / or murals.
Form Italian School.
Frescoes (paintings)
Reproductions.
Paintings (visual works)
Related corporate bodies Badia di Sancta Maria de Oleara.
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Campanese School (11th century), 11th C., attributed to.

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