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Watercolour - Copy after the Death of St Francis, Domenico Ghirlandaio in the Sassetti Chapel, Chiesa di Santa Trinita (Florence)
  • Copy after the Death of St Francis, Domenico Ghirlandaio in the Sassetti Chapel, Chiesa di Santa Trinita (Florence)
    Ghirlandaio, Domenico, born 1449 - died 1494
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Copy after the Death of St Francis, Domenico Ghirlandaio in the Sassetti Chapel, Chiesa di Santa Trinita (Florence)

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Florence (Chiesa di Santa Trinita, copied)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ghirlandaio, Domenico, born 1449 - died 1494 (artist)
    Rapisardi, Michele, born 1822 - died 1886 (copyist)
    Arundel Society (commissioned by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour, gold and pencil on paper

  • Museum number:

    2234

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2D, shelf DR57, box SS45

Physical description

Watercolour of a death man (St Francis) lying down a bed in the middle of the scene, sorround by people. The scene takes place in a portico with coloums. Landscape in the background.

Place of Origin

Florence (Chiesa di Santa Trinita, copied)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Ghirlandaio, Domenico, born 1449 - died 1494 (artist)
Rapisardi, Michele, born 1822 - died 1886 (copyist)
Arundel Society (commissioned by)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour, gold and pencil on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed in pencil, lower left: Affresco di Domenico Ghirlandaio

Inscribed in pencil, lower right: Michele Rapisardi acquarello

Inscribed in pen, lower right: 2234

Dimensions

Width: 405 mm, Height: 306

Object history note

Watercolour copy made for the Arundel Society by Michele Rapisardi.

Descriptive line

Watercolour, copy after the Death of St Francis, Domenico Ghirlandaio in the Sassetti Chapel, Chiesa di Santa Trinita (Florence), Michele Rapisardi, Arundel Society watercolour, 19th century

Materials

Watercolour on paper; Gold; Pencil

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Categories

Religion; Copies and Facsimilies

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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