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  • Record Number: 13863
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Von Teuffel , Christa Gardner.
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  • Title: The Contract for Perugino's "Assumption of the Virgin" at Vallambrosa [between 1498 and 1500, Perugino was commissioned to paint the altarpiece for the monks at Vallambrosa by Don Biagio Milanesi, member of a wealthy family and general of the order; the Appendix presents five documents related to the painting, including the contract, further instructions, a subcontract, a record of payment, and excerpts from Don Biagio's brother's will, demonstrating the family's support of the Vallambrosan order].
  • Source URL: Burlington Magazine (Full Text via JSTOR) 137, 1106 (May 1995): 307-312. Link Info target = '_blank'>Burlington Magazine (Full Text via JSTOR) 137, 1106 (May 1995): 307-312. Link Info
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Altarpieces Art History- Painting Charters and Diplomatics Mary, Virgin, Saint- Assumption in Art Patronage, Artistic Patronage, Ecclesiastical Perugino, Pietro, Painter- Assumption of the Virgin
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 15
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  • Illustrations: Eight illustrations. Figure One Pietro Perugino, "Assumption of the Virgin." Originally an altarpiece at Vallambrosa (Florence, Accademia). Figure Two Pietro Perugino, "Don Biagio Milanesi" (Florence, Uffizi). Figure Three Pietro Perugino "Don Baldassare di Antonio di Angelo" (Florence, Uffizi). Figure Four Pietro Perugino, Detail of St. Michael in "Assumption of the Virgin." Figure Five Pietro Perugino, Detail of St. Michael in the Pavia Triptych (London, National Gallery). Figure Six Pietro Perugino, "St. Michael." Metalpoint on prepared paper (Windsor, Royal Library). Figure Seven Pietro Perugino, "Assumption of the Virgin." After cleaning and with the lunette atop the panel properly separated. Figure Eight Pietro Perugino, Detail of St. Benedict from the "Assumption of the Virgin."
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  • Year of Publication: 1995.
  • Language: English;Italian;Latin
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00076287
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