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  • Record Number: 21419
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Bacci , Michele
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  • Title: Kathreptis, o la Veronica della Vergine [The author explores the iconography of the mother of God from Byzantine and early Russian motifs to late medieval Italian images. The Aracoeli Madonna was the most imporant of the Western pictures of the virgin attributed to the evangelist Luke. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: Iconographica 3, ( 2004): Pages 11 - 37.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Painting Iconography Icons Luke, Evangelist and Saint as Painter Mary, Virgin, Saint- Doctrine of the Immaculate Conception Mary, Virgin, Saint in Art Rome- Church of Santa Maria in Aracoeli- Aracoeli Madonna Veronica's Veil
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: 12- 13- 14- 15
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  • Illustrations: Twenty-one illustrations. Figure One Miniature of Christ and the Virgin, India, circa 1640. Figure Two Abu l'Hasan, Jahangir (Mughal ruler) with an Image of Mary, circa 1620 (New Delhi, National Museum). Figure Three Icon of Christ (Mandylion), circa 1180 (Kato Lefkara, Cyprus, Church of the Archangel Michael). Figure Four Painting of the meeting of Pope Urban V with John II, King of France, 1362 (Paris, Biblothèque National de France, Est. Oa II, ff. 85r-88r). Figure Five Icon of the Virgin "Kathreptis," circa 1180 (Mount Athos, Monastery of Aghiou Pavlou). Figure Six Interior of a traditonal "izba," a peasant house ( Saint Petersburg, Ethnographic Museum). Figure Seven Icon of the "Trimorphon," Mary and John the Baptist interceding with Christ, second half of the 12th century (Moscow, State Gallery Tret'jakov). Figure Eight Icon of an angel with golden hair, Novgorod, Russia, circa 1170-1180 (Saint Petersburg, Russian Museum). Figure Nine Icon of the Virgin of Vladimir, Byzantine, 11th-12th century (Moscow, State Gallery Tret'jakov). Figure Ten Engraving of the icon of the Virgin Igoretskaja. Figure Eleven Pseudo-Jacopino di Francesco, Madonna and child, circa 1370 (Florence, Church of Santa Maria Maggiore). Figure Twelve Madonna and child, circa 1380 (Belforte del Chienti, Macerata, parochial church). Figure Thirteen Icon of St. Stephen the Less, 1196 (Romitorio di San Neofito, Cyprus). Figure Fourteen Engraving of the Virgin Greceskaja or Andronikova from the cathedral of Visnij Volocek. Figure Fifteen Fresco of Saint Silvester showing icons to the Emperor Constantine, circa 1250 (Rome, Church of Santi Quattro Coronati). Figure Sixteen Fresco of Veronica and her veil, end of the 14th century (Offida, Church of Santa Maria della Rocca). Figure Seventeen Circle of Lorenzo Monaco, Head of the Virgin, circa 1390-1395 (Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum). Figure Eighteen Martina l'Umano, Head of Veronica, circa 1390 (Valencia, Cathedral). Figure Nineteen Madonna of Aracoeli, 12th century (Rome, Basilica of Santa Maria in Aracoeli). Figure Twenty Engravings of the Madonna of Aracoeli and Profile of Christ, circa 1500 (Dresden, Kupferstich-Kabinett). Figure Twenty-One Bartolomeo Caporali, Saint Luke with an Image of the Virgin, circa 1450 (St. Petersburg, Hermitage).
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  • Year of Publication: 2004.
  • Language: Italian
  • ISSN/ISBN: 17201764
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