Sketch for the ceiling fresco in the Capella d'Eleonora di Toledo, Palazzo Vecchio, Florence, Agnolo Bronzino
Agnolo Bronzino
Sketch for the ceiling fresco in the Capella d'Eleonora di Toledo, Palazzo Vecchio, Florence
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Agnolo Bronzino: Deckenausmalung der Cappella d'Eleonora di Toledo, ca. 1540/1541, Deckenfresko, 490 x 385 cm. Palazzo Vecchio, Cappella d'Eleonora di Toledo, Florenz

Agnolo Bronzino

Sketch for the ceiling fresco in the Capella d'Eleonora di Toledo, Palazzo Vecchio, Florence, ca. 1539 – 1540


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345 x 261 mm
Physical Description
Grey ink and brush in light-brown over black pen, brown washes, highlighted with white, framing line with brush in black on all sides, on ribbed paper primed in blue-grey, distance of chain lines (vertical) |39|29|29|39|
Inventory Number
4344
Object Number
4344 Z
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

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Sketch for the ceiling fresco in the Capella d'Eleonora di Toledo, Palazzo Vecchio, Florence
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Physical Description
Grey ink and brush in light-brown over black pen, brown washes, highlighted with white, framing line with brush in black on all sides, on ribbed paper primed in blue-grey, distance of chain lines (vertical) |39|29|29|39|
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Verso bezeichnet auf dem Montierungsbogen oben mittig (mit schwarzem Stift [Grafit?]): Ec. Romaine | Lit. P; mittig: Julio Romano. Plafond | pour un Cabinet de Medici | a Florence; unten (mit der Feder in Braun): N° 11. Giulio Romano; darunter (mit schwarzem Stift [Kreide?]): Ecole Romaine L: N° 1.
Verso auf dem Montierungsbogen unten links Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2356), mit zugehöriger Inventarnummer
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Work Catalogues
  • Bambach 2010.118.23

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Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Foto: U. Edelmann

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  • 11G31 the Archangel Michael fighting the dragon (devil, Satan)
  • 11H(FRANCIS)59 stigmatization of St. Francis of Assisi: in retreat on Mount Alverna, he beholds a vision of Christ on the cross enveloped by wings (like a seraph with six wings); rays passing down to the body of the kneeling saint form the marks of the five wounds of ...
  • 11H(JEROME)36 St. Jerome as penitent in the desert, half naked, kneeling before a crucifix and holding a stone in his hand to beat his breast; a skull (and other 'Vanitas' symbols), sometimes a scorpion and a snake beside him
  • 11H(JOHN)12 St. John the Evangelist writing the Gospel, usually the eagle present
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24.11.2020