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Artist Anonymous, Italian School, Tuscan, active 14th century, attributed to.
Title Madonna and Child in Mandorla.
Date 14th century.
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 N16 Sa52a    NON-REQUESTABLE
Provenance (a,b,c) Chiesa di S. Chiara, Naples, Italy, (a,b,c) third altar from entrance, left aisle.
Current repository Sta. Chiara, Naples, Naples, Italy, public.
Condition history (b) Faint and Repainted; (d,e) This fresco has survived intact.
Attribution history (a,b) Attributed to Italian School, Sienese, (a) by De Rinaldis, 1920. The work of a modest, eclectic Sienese-Giottesque, some years later than Giotto. Has recently been attributed to Giotto, (b) by Fletcher, 1927. Probably by a Sienese painter under the influence of Giotto; (c) Anonymous - 14th c. by Fletcher, 1938; (f) Manner of Giotto by Touring Club Italia, 1947, dated to after 1330. Giottesque, little later than 1330.
Images Photograph, Anderson, Rome 25512 Purchase Anderson, Rome
Digital image, 11924.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Sources (a) De Rinaldis, Sta. Chiara, 1920, p.210, fig.122C.
(b) Fletcher, Story of Naples, 1927, p.271.
(c) Touring Club Italia, Napoli e Dintorni, 1938, p.141.
(d) British War Office Report, Works of Art in Italy, 1945, p.33, pt.1.
(e) Country Life, vol.xcvi, 14 July 1944, p.73.
(f) Morisani, Pittura del Trecento a Napoli, 1947, pp.67 and 145, no.17, fig.79.
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)
Other author Sienese School, former attribution.
Giotto, 1266?-1337, manner of.
Related corporate bodies Basilica di Santa Chiara (Naples, Italy)
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Tuscan School (14th century), 14th C., attributed to.

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