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  • Record Number: 4434
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Hoch , Adrian S.
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  • Title: The "Passion Cycle": Images to Contemplate and Imitate amid Clarissan "clausura" [The author argues that the passion cycle in the church of Santa Maria Donna Regina emphasized an "imitatio Mariae," a devotion to the Eucharist, and Franciscan concerns for female viewers. 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 129 - 153.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Painting Eucharist, Sacrament Iconography Jesus Christ- Passion in Art Mary, Virgin, Saint in Art Meditationes vitae Christi, Pseudo-Bonaventuran Work Monasticism Naples, Napoli, Italy- Church of Santa Maria Donna Regina Poor Clares Order Vis
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 14
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  • Illustrations: Twenty-five figures. Figure One (Forty-seven in book) "Last Supper; Christ before the High Priests Annas and Caiaphas ; The Denial of Saint Peter; The Derision and First Stripping of Christ ; and The Flagellation," details from the "Passion" cycle. Figure Two (Forty-eight in book) "Communion of the Apostles; First Judgement before Pilate, and Christ before Herod," details from the "Passion" cycle. Figure Three (Forty-nine in book) "Washing of the feet," detail from the "Passion" cycle. Figure Four (Fifty in book) "Agony in the Garden," detail from the "Passion" cycle. Figure Five (Fifty-one in book) "Betrayal of Christ," detail from the "Passion" cycle. Figure Six (Fifty-two in book) "First Judgement before Pilate and Christ before Herod," detail from the "Passion" cycle. Figure Seven (Fifty-three in book) "Second Judgement before Pilate; The Crowning with Thorns; The Second Stripping of Christ; and The Way to Calvary," detail from the "Passion" cycle. Figure Eight (Fifty-four in book) "Second Stripping of Christ and Christ's Ascent of the Cross," detail from the "Passion" cycle. Figure Nine (Fifty-five in book) "Third Stripping of Christ and Christ's Ascent of the Cross," detail from the "Passion" cycle. Figure Ten (Fifty-six in book) "Crucifixion" detail from the "Passion" cycle. Figure Eleven (Fifty-seven in book) "Deposition; Lamentation ; and Burial of Christ," detail from the "Passion" cycle. Figure Twelve (Fifty-eight in book) "Descent into Limbo and Resurrection," detail from the "Passion" cycle. Figure Thirteen (Fifty-nine in book) "Three Marys before the Empty Tomb; Noli me tangere; Christ Appearing to Joseph of Arimathea in Prison; and Christ Appearing to the Virgin Mary," detail from the "Passion" cycle. Figure Fourteen (Sixty in book) "Apparitions of Christ," detail from the "Passion" cycle. Figure Fifteen (Sixty-one in book) "Incredulity of Thomas; Christ Appearing to His Disciples at Supper," detail from the "Passion" cycle. Figure Sixteen (Sixty-two in book) "Acension," detail from the "Passion" cycle. Figure Seventeen (Sixty-three in book) "Pentecost, Hungarian Saints," detail from the "Passion" cycle. Figure Eighteen (Sixty-four in book) "The Third Stripping of Christ," detail from the "Passion" cycle. Figure Nineteen (Sixty-five in book) "Noli me tangere," detail from the "Passion" cycle. Figure Twenty (Sixty-six in book) "Christ Appearing to His Disciples at Supper," detail from the "Passion" cycle. The following figures are referred to in the text but are located in other sections of the book. Figure 3 Schematic layout of frescoes. Figure 38 "Lamentation," detail from the "Passion" cycle. Plate 19 "Third Stripping of Christ and Christ's Ascent of the Cross," detail from the "Passion" cycle (in color). Plate 20 "The Deposition; Lamentation and Burial of Christ, detail from the "Passion" cycle (in color). Plate 21 "Incredulity of Saint Thomas," detail from the "Passion" cycle (in color).
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  • Year of Publication: 2004.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0754634779
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