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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1928.151
People
Master of Le Palazze (active c. 1300)
Previously Unidentified Artist
Title
A Shepherd from a Nativity, fragment of a fresco removed from Santa Maria inter Angelos, Spoleto
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1300
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Umbria, Spoleto
Culture
Italian, Umbrian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/231836
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Detached fresco mounted on canvas
Technique
Fresco painting
Dimensions
143.1 x 46.4 cm (56 5/16 x 18 1/4 in.)
Provenance
Rene Gimpel, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1928
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Rene Gimpel
Accession Year
1928
Object Number
1928.151
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1972), p. 241 [as 13th century Spoleto]

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), pp. 119, 292, repr. b/w cat. no. 521

Tommaso di Carpegna Falconieri and Grazia Maria Fachechi, Gli affreschi delle Palazze: Una storia tra Umbria e America / The Palazze Frescoes: A Tale between Umbria and America, Gangemi Editore s.r.l. (Rome, 2017), pp. 14, 66, 79, 80, 82, 84, 140, 204 note 18, 232, pl. VI (English text)

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