Siena Cathedral Baptistery Frescoes (Siena, Italy) : Scenes in ceiling panels over the apse and above the font, showing Christ in Gethsemane and Crucifixion

Creator:
Michele di Matteo da Bologna, active 1410-1469
Vecchietta, ca. 1412-1480
Published/Created:
Siena Cathedral, Siena, Tuscany, Italy
1447-1477 (inclusive)
Date Depicted:
ca. 1990's
500 AD - 1499 AD
Materials:
fresco
Notes:
The frescoes on the vaults were painted by Lorenzo di Pietro (also called 'Vecchietta') between 1447 and 1450. They represent the Articles of Faith, Prophets and Sibyls. (Restored, repainted in the 19th century). He also painted two scenes on the wall of the apse: Flagellation and Road to Calvary. Michele di Matteo da Bologna painted the frescoes on the vault of the apse (1477).
Variant Titles:
Battistero di San Giovanni: Interior Frescos
Topics:
Architecture -- Italy -- 15th century -- (YVRC)
Period/Style:
Renaissance
Culture:
Italian
Accession Number:
1A2-I-S-B-2-C1
Genre:
baptisteries (AAT)
churches: cathedrals (AAT)
paintings (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Paintings & Drawings
Sculptures, Models, & Architecture
Rights:
Copyright Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Digital:
cycles or series; New Testament; saints; Jesus Christ fresco painting (technique) visual works; paintings (visual works); frescoes (paintings) Jesus on cross; angel
Source Creator:
Gilchrist, Scott
Source Title:
Archivision Module Two
Source Created:
2878 Chamonix, Montreal QC
Archivision, Inc.
ca. 1990's
Source Note:
Purchase, Visual Resources Collection, May, 2011; photographer Scott Gilchrist
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Local Record Number:
4152
OID:
10168215
PID:
digcoll:1843089