Christ and the Adulteress

Citation
Christ and the Adulteress

Material Information

Title:
Christ and the Adulteress
Alternate title:
Christ and the Woman Taken in Adultery
Creator:
Tintoretto, 1518-1594 ( Artist : painter )
Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica in Pal. Barberini & Pal. Corsini. ID=IRN
Publication Date:
Language:
English

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Rome, Italy
Style: Italian Mannerist
School: Mannerist
Movement: Mannerism
oil paintings -- ( aat )
Genre:
picture ( marcgt )

Notes

Summary:
Painted of the adulteress at the moment when Christ writes the letters in the dirt with his hand, and the Scribes and Pharisees depart, or, concealing themselves among the columns of a portico that is represented with the most rare perspectival skill; and it is a picture filled with much erudition. The pictorial erudition that so struck Ridolfi is demonstrated in the perspective structure, yet Tintoretto did not achieve this effortlessly: x-rays have revealed errors and redrawings in the lines of the architecture, above all in the patterning of the pavement. There is a strong centrifugal movement to the scene, and its quality of space extended by light seems to prefigure the artist's trilogy of paintings of the life of St Mark.
General Note:
Inventory: 1460

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
A01-LIF0500 ( USFLDC DOI )
a1.lif0500 ( USFLDC Handle )

Postcard Information

Format:
Photograph

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Christ and the Adulteress.
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Christ and the Woman Taken in Adultery.
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Inventory: 1460
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Painted of the adulteress at the moment when Christ writes the letters in the dirt with his hand, and the Scribes and Pharisees depart, or, concealing themselves among the columns of a portico that is represented with the most rare perspectival skill; and it is a picture filled with much erudition. The pictorial erudition that so struck Ridolfi is demonstrated in the perspective structure, yet Tintoretto did not achieve this effortlessly: x-rays have revealed errors and redrawings in the lines of the architecture, above all in the patterning of the pavement. There is a strong centrifugal movement to the scene, and its quality of space extended by light seems to prefigure the artist's trilogy of paintings of the life of St Mark.
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Rome, Italy.
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Style: Italian Mannerist.
School: Mannerist.
Movement: Mannerism.
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t Art and Art History Collection (Saskia)
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