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  • Record Number: 6059
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Genovese , Rosa Anna.
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  • Title: Prologue: History of the Building and Restoration of the Trecento Church [The author briefly surveys Santa Maria Donna Regina's history from its fourteenth century building and alterations in the early modern era to restorations in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. 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 13 - 26.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Architecture- Religious Naples, Napoli, Italy- Church of Santa Maria Donna Regina Restoration of Architecture
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  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 14
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  • Illustrations: Eleven Figures. Figure One (Seven in book) Photograph of the interior of Santa Maria Donna Regina looking from the apse towards the entrance. Figure Two (Eight in book) Longitudinal section and plan of the thirteenth-century apse and the sixteenth-century choir before Chierici's restoration (after Di Stefano, 1990). Figure Three (Nine in book) Photograph of the church's interior during Chierici's 1928-1934 restoration. Figure Four (Ten in book) Longitudinal section and plan of the thirteenth-century apse and the sixteenth-century choir after Chierici's restoration. Figure Five (Eleven in book) Photograph of the detached wall of the sixteenth-century choir ready for relocation during Chierici's restoration. Figure Six (Twelve in book) Photograph of the north wall of the choir during Chierici's restoration. The following figures are referred to in the text but located in other sections of the book. Figure 1 Diagrams of the transverse section of the apse, ground plan after the restoration of 1928-1934, and north-east exterior (after Chierici, 1934). Figure 2 Diagrams of the reconstruction of the facade, transverse section, and longitudinal section (after Chierici, 1934). Plate 2 Photograph of the nave and choir from the apse, showing the entrance to the Loffredo Chapel and a corner of the Tomb of Maria of Hungary (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' elevated choir with the apse in the background (in color).
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  • Author's Affiliation: Universit√† Federico II, Naples Istituto Universitario Suor Orsola
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  • Year of Publication: 2004.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0754634779