Allegory of the Fall of Ignorant Humanity : ("Virtus Combusta')

Published/Created:
ca. 1490-1506
Physical Description:
28.6 x 44.1 cm (including a strip, about 1.3 cm wide, added or reattached to the lower edge)
Date Depicted:
2011
1500 AD - 1699 AD
500 AD - 1499 AD
Materials:
leadpoint (?), pen and brown ink, colored wash, heightened with lead white, with a black over red (vermilion) background,on paper with a light brown wash
Notes:
Inscription: 'VIRTVS COMBVSTA'; AND SIGNED (?) 'AM' in monogram
Associated Names:
Mantegna, Andrea, ca. 1431-1506 [Artist]
Topics:
Drawing -- Italy -- 15th century -- (YVRC)
Drawing -- Italy -- 16th century -- (YVRC)
Period/Style:
Renaissance
Culture:
Italian
Accession Number:
4159-032
Genre:
drawings (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Paintings & Drawings
Rights:
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
Source Creator:
Chapman, Hugo
Faietti, Marzia
Source Title:
Fra Angelico to Leonardo : Italian Renaissance drawings
Source Created:
Burlington, VT
Lund Humphries
2010
Call Number:
NC255 .C44 2010 (LC)
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Original Repository:
London, England: British Museum
OID:
10103516
PID:
digcoll:1859795