Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 13866
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Gordon , Dillian.
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  • Title: The Altar-piece by Lorenzo Monaco in the National Gallery, London [the author argues that Monaco's "Coronation of the Virgin" now in the National Gallery was the center panel of the altarpiece for S. Benedetto commissioned in 1407 by a wealthy layman; the text of that commission is reproduced in the Appendix, page 722 of the preceding article].
  • Source URL: Burlington Magazine (Full Text via JSTOR) 137, 1112 (November 1995): 723-727. Link Info target = '_blank'>Burlington Magazine (Full Text via JSTOR) 137, 1112 (November 1995): 723-727. Link Info
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Altarpieces Art History- Painting Florence- Monastery of S. Benedetto Fuori della Porta Pinti, a Male Camaldolese House Mary, Virgin, Saint- Coronation in Art Monaco, Lorenzo, Painter- Coronation of the Virgin
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 15
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  • Illustrations: Eight illustrations. Figure One Lorenzo Monaco and workshop, St. Benedict admitting Sts. Maurus and Placidus into the Benedictine Order, tempera on panel (London, National Gallery). Figure Two Lorenzo Monaco and workshop, A young monk tempted from prayer and St. Benedict raising a young monk, tempera on panel (Rome, Pinacoteca Vaticana). Figure Three Lorenzo Monaco and workshop, Incidents in the life of St. Benedict (St. Benedict sends St. Maurus to save St. Placidus from drowning and St. Benedict while visiting St. Scholastica is detained by a rainstorm as the result of her prayers), tempera on panel (London, National Gallery). Figure Four Lorenzo Monaco and workshop, Death of St. Benedict, tempera on panel (London, National Gallery). Figure Five Lorenzo Monaco and workshop, The coronation of the Virgin, tempera on panel (London, National Gallery). Figure Six Lorenzo Monaco and workshop, Adoration of the magi, tempera on panel (Pozn├ín, National Museum). Figure Seven Lorenzo Monaco and workshop, Blessing Redeemer, tempera on panel (Private collection). Figure Eight Lorenzo Monaco and workshop, Annunciate Virgin, tempera on panel. (Pasadena, Norton Simon Collection).
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  • Year of Publication: 1995.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00076287
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