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Illustration of the figure of Jesus from Giotto's fresco 'The Raising of Lazarus' in the Arena Chapel, Padua; facing right with right arm and index finger raised; page eight of Maria Callcott's "Description of the Chapel of the Annunziata dell'Arena; or, Giotto's Chapel in Padua" (London, Printed for the author, by Thomas Brettell: 1835)
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- 1835 (c.)
Height: 145 millimetres (image)
Width: 60 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- For all the illustrations see 1850,1014.1028.1-13
For more information about the history and context of the "Description of the Chapel of the Annunziata dell'Arena; or, Giotto's Chapel in Padua", see the curatorial comment to 1850,1014.1028.1.
Again, there is a mis-representation in this illustration. In Giotto's original fresco, the index and middle fingers on Christ's right hand are raised, and he is thus clearly the type of the Blessing Christ. Callcott, however, has only Christ's index finger raised, almost suggesting admonishment.
Carly Collier, 'British Artists and Early Italian Art, c. 1770-1845', unpublished Ph.D thesis, University of Warwick 2013 (Chapter 7).
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Associated Title: Description of the Chapel of the Annunziata dell'Arena; or, Giotto's Chapel in Padua
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