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Artist Anonymous, Italian School, active 12th century.
Title Virgin and Child and Four Saints.
Date c. 1160.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a mosaic.
Dimensions/Medium mosaic.


Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Italian School (12th century) 780 R66 Sa23a    NON-REQUESTABLE
Provenance (a) Sta. Francesca Romana, Rome, Italy, semi dome of apse.
Current repository Sta. Francesca Romana, Rome, Italy, public.
Condition history (c) The whole mosaic has been excessively restored, but was originally of the rudest execution.
Attribution history (a) Anonymous - 3rd quarter 12th c. by Touring Club Italia, 1938, dated to circa 1160.
Subject (c) Virgin and Child attended by SS. James and John on the left, SS. Peter and Andrew on the right. Lavish display of triangular crowns, gilt draperies and backgrounds.
Images Photograph, Anderson, Rome 2384 Purchase Anderson, Rome
Photograph, Alinari, Florence 27823 Purchase Alinari, Florence
Digital image, 1649.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Digital image, 1649a.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Sources (a) Touring Club Italia, Roma e Dintorni, 1938, p.142.
(b) Roma II, pp.150 to 151.
(c) Crowe and Cavacaselle, History of Painting in Italy, L. Douglas ed., vol.i, 1903, p.68, no.2.
(d) P.P. Lugano, S. Maria Nova, circa 1923 (text facing fig.10).
(e) Armellini, Le Chiese di Roma, 1891, pp.151 to 152.
(f) Lafenestre and Richtenberger, Rome, vol.i, 1903, p.290.
(g) van Marle, Italian Schools of Painting, vol.i, 1923, pp.181 and 261, no.4.
(h) Sherrill, Mosaics, 1933, pp.283 to 284.
(i) E.S. Scarafoni, Bollettino d'Arte, August 1935, pp.50, 51 and 56.
(j) Anthony, A History of Mosaics, 1935, pp.211 to 212.
LC subject Anonymous, Italian School, active 12th century.
Art, Italian.
Other subject Mosaics.
Form Italian School.
Mosaics (visual works)
Reproductions.
Related corporate bodies Sta. Francesca Romana.
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Italian School (12th century), 12th C.

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