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Artist Anonymous, Italian School, Roman, active 8th century, attributed to.
Title Christ Enthroned with Twenty Saints.
Date 8th century.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a fresco.
Dimensions/Medium 60 x 468 in. (circa).

Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Roman School (8th century) 712 R66 Sa55a    NON-REQUESTABLE
Provenance (d) Sta. Maria Antiqua, Rome, Italy, left wall.
Current repository Sta. Maria Antiqua, Rome, Italy, public.
Condition history (g) Fresco uncovered in 1900.
Attribution history (a) Italian School, Roman - 8th c. by Wilpert, 1917, dated to 757 to 767. Pontificate of Paul I; (b,c) Anonymous - 9th c., (b) by Gr√ľneisen, 1911, dated to 858 to 867. Pontificate of Nicholas I, (c) by van Marle, 1923, dated to 858 to 867. Pontificate of Nicholas I; (h) Anonymous - 8th c. by van Marle.
Subject (e) Full length saints, whose names are inscribed vertically in Greek. They are Sylvester, Clement, Leo, Alexander, Chrysostom, Gregory, Basil, Peter, Alexandrinus, Cyril, Epiphanius and Athanasius; (f) Eleven Latin saints on left and nine Greek saints on right.
Images Photograph, Anderson, Rome 3541 Purchase Umberto Gnoli 0/0/1928 (SS. Alexander, Leo the Great, Sylvester and Clement)
Photograph, Anderson, Rome 3555 Purchase Umberto Gnoli 0/0/1928 (S. Clement, Christ, S. John Chrysostom)
Digital image, 10749.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Digital image, 10749a.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Sources (a) Wilpert, Romischen Mosaiken und Malereien, vol.iv, 1917 (index to text, see plate index, p.10, no.192-193).
(b) Gr√ľneisen, Sainte Marie Antique, 1911, pp.106, 108 to 115.
(c) van Marle, Italian Schools of Painting, vol.i, 1923, p.96.
(d) Touring Club Italia, Roma, 1938, pp.134 and 135 (plan D).
(e) Hare and Baddeley, Walks in Rome, 1909, pp.148 to 149.
(f) Dalton, Byzantine Art and Archaeology, 1911, p.307.
(g) Diehl, Manuel d'Art Byzantin, vol.i, 1910, pp.352 and 354.
(h) Count Umberto Gnoli, pencilled annotation on reverse of Anderson photographs, circa 1928.
(i) A. Venturi, Storia dell'Arte Italiana, vol.ii, 1902, p.256.
(j) Wilpert, Arte, 1910, p.97.
LC subject Anonymous, Italian School, Roman, active 8th century.
Art, Italian.
Other subject Frescoes and / or murals.
Form Italian School.
Frescoes (paintings)
Paintings (visual works)
Related corporate bodies Santa Maria Antiqua (Church : Rome, Italy)
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Roman School (8th century), 8th C., attributed to.

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