ID
 
519
 
Original Country
 
Italy
 
Region
 
Umbria
 
Community
  
Creator Role
 
painter
 
Sorting Title
 
S. Chiara, Fresco of S.Clare, Nicholas of Tolentino, and S. Augustine
 
Subject
 

Description: S.Clare of Montefalco is center figure. Youthful male saint on right is Augustinian Nicholas of Tolentino, identified by rayed star on his breast and lily and book he holds, all conventional attributes of this saint's iconography; bishop saint on left is probably St. Augustine since he is shown wearing black Augustinian habit under his episcopal robes.
Inscription: ANTE OMNIA/OPORTET SO/RORES DILIGE/RE DEUM (under book held in hand of S. Augustine)

 
Creation Date
 
1630s
 
Century
 
16th
 
Style Genre
 
Renaissance
 
Work Type
 
manuscript
 
Measurements
 
240 x 280 cm
 
Format Medium
 

fresco

 
Original Location
 

Montefalco, S. Chiara da Montefalco, lunette of the cloister

 
Descriptive Notes
 

Attr. incorrectly to Bennozzo Gozzoli.

 
Secondary Sources
  
Photo Credit
 
Max Hutzel
 
Image Source
 
Research Library, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles
 
Photo Repo Number
 
86.P.8
 
Contributor
 
Louise Marshall, Lisa W. Tom
 
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