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  • Record Number: 2807
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Bruzelius , Caroline.
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  • Title: The Architectural Context of Santa Maria Donna Regina [The author briefly surveys three aspects of the church's architecture: the organization of the spaces, the particular needs of Clarissan churches, and the development of the church's design in relation to other Neapolitan churches, especially the cathedral with the tomb of Charles I. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: The Church of Santa Maria Donna Regina: Art, Iconography, and Patronage in Fourteenth-Century Naples.  Edited by Janis Elliott and Cordelia Warr.  Ashgate, 2004.  Pages 79 - 92.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Angevins, Dynasty in Naples and Hungary Architecutre- Religious Art History- Painting Mary of Hungary, Wife of Charles II of Anjou, King of Naples Naples, Napoli, Italy- Church of Santa Maria Donna Regina Patronage, Artistic Patronage, Ecclesiastical Poor
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 14
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  • Illustrations: Fourteen figures. Figure One (Twenty-four in book) Detail of the "G. Carafa (Duca di Noja) Plan of Naples," 1775. Shows the Baroque church of Donna Regina with the medieval church behind it. Figure Two (Twenty-five in book) View of the altar (Alatri, San Sebastiano). Figure Three (Twenty-six in book) Photograph of the view from Donna Regina's nave towards the apse. Figure Four (Twenty-seven in book) View from the altar with the entrance to the Loffredo Chapel on the left. Figure Five (Twenty-eight in book) Window of the Loffredo Chapel. Figure Six (Twenty-nine in book) Plan of Naples Cathedral showing the Angevin burial chapel, after Di Stefano. Figure Seven (Thirty in book) Detail of lancet windows and vaults of the apse. The following figures are referred to in the text but are located in other sections of the book. Figure 2 Drawings reconstructing the facade, transverse section and longitudinal section, after Chierici. Figure 16 Cristoforo Orimina, "Genealogy of the Angevin Rulers," circa 1340 (Louvain, Bibl. Fac. Theol., Bible of Malines, Ms. 1, fol. 4). Plate 1 Photograph of the exterior of the apse (in color). Plate 4 "Insula" of Santa Maria Donna Regina shown on an eleventh-century plan of Naples (after Capasso) (in color). Plate 6 Photograph of the nuns' choir with the apse in the background (in color). Plate 9 Tino di Camaino, Tomb of Mary of Hungary (in color). Plate 10 Tino di Camaino, "Louis of Toulouse," sculptural detail from the Tomb of Mary of Hungary (in color).
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  • Author's Affiliation: Duke University
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  • Year of Publication: 2004.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0754634779
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