The Adoration of the Magi

Citation
The Adoration of the Magi

Material Information

Title:
The Adoration of the Magi
Creator:
Gentile, da Fabriano, ca. 1370-1427 ( Artist : painter )
Galleria degli Uffizi. ID=IFU
Publication Date:
Language:
English

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Florence, Italy
Florence, Italy (Church of Santa Trinita)
Style: Italian Gothic
School: Gothic
Movement: Gothic
Florentine
Painting;
Genre:
Painting
picture ( marcgt )
Painting

Notes

Summary:
Wealth and culture of the donor are reflected in the lavish use of gold and in the pomp of the Magi procession, including also exotic animals as leopards and monkeys. If in this picture clearly emerges the persistence of International Gothic at the beginning of 15th Century, in the meanwhile the panel is ahead of its time showing in the predella's scenes Nativity, Rest during the Flight into Egypt and Presentation to the Temple) one of the basic innovations of Renaissance art: the blue sky at the place of the traditional gold background
General Note:
Design Date: 1423 (signed & dated)
General Note:
Inventory: 8364

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-LIF1050 ( USFLDC DOI )
a1.lif1050 ( USFLDC Handle )

Postcard Information

Format:
Photograph

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Design Date: 1423 (signed & dated)
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Wealth and culture of the donor are reflected in the lavish use of gold and in the pomp of the Magi procession, including also exotic animals as leopards and monkeys. If in this picture clearly emerges the persistence of International Gothic at the beginning of 15th Century, in the meanwhile the panel is ahead of its time showing in the predella's scenes Nativity, Rest during the Flight into Egypt and Presentation to the Temple) one of the basic innovations of Renaissance art: the blue sky at the place of the traditional gold background
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