The Tabernacle of Orsanmichele in Context

Fabbri, Nancy Rash; Rutenberg, Nuna
September 1981
Art Bulletin;Sep81, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p385
Academic Journal
Examines the tabernacle by Andrea Orcagna in Orsanmichelle church, Florence. History of the tabernacle; Description and significance of the tabernacle's unusual design and architecture; Details of the image and the reliefs of the Life of the Virgin Mary in the tabernacle; Analysis of the cycles of Virtues in the tabernacle.


Related Articles

  • Stonecutters provide the human touch. Conrad, Joseph // Stone World;Apr96, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p80 

    Focuses on the author's involvement in the design and construction of a stone tabernacle at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Portland, Oregon. Use of the Inside-Out Design concept; Design and construction of ornate sculptured doors.

  • Changing Elements or People? Martin, F. Gerald // America;03/04/2000, Vol. 182 Issue 7, p22 

    Comments on a discussion among Catholic bishops about the placement of the tabernacle in the church. Purpose of the Mass; Purpose of the Eucharist; Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.

  • Tremulously treading into the tabernacle alone. BEGGS, BETH // Graham Leader;6/15/2014, Vol. 138 Issue 87, p4A 

    The author discusses her experience teaching lessons about the history of the Building of the Tabernacle during the life of Moses, on students who were more knowledgeable about the Tabernacle compared to her.

  • Friends and relics at San Silvestro in Capite, Rome. Wallace, William E. // Sixteenth Century Journal;Summer99, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p419 

    Relates the history of a Michelangelo project for a reliquary tabernacle in the church of San Silvestro in Capite, Rome, Italy. Explanation of the social dynamics contained in the history; Interplay of personal, political and professional relations involved in the minor undertaking of a major...

  • Enamel News.  // Glass on Metal;Feb2009, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p17 

    The article provides information on the Jackson's International Auctioneers and Appraisers auction that was held on December 2, 2008 in Cedar Falls, Iowa. It states that the Limoges champleve enamel tabernacle was the highlight of the event with a final sales price of $295, 000. It mentions that...

  • The History of the Tabernacle: Form, Function, and Meaning. Bailey, Elizabeth // Medieval Perspectives;2002, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p61 

    The article presents a study that deals with the form, function, and meaning of the tabernacle as presented in the Bible in theological texts and in pictures. It highlights the history and traditions of tabernacles in general as presented in Florentine tabernacles of the late 14th and early 15th...

  • Fifty Years Ago.  // Priest;2008, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p54 

    The article recalls topics published in the June 1958 issue of "The Priest." An editorial commented on the increasing financial struggle faced by Catholic hospital and healthcare in the U.S. Another article focused on tabernacles not placed in churches, but in annexes to churches, or in special...

  • Whither Goeth the Reform of the Reform? Skuba, Ken // New Oxford Review;Sep2010, Vol. 77 Issue 7, p30 

    The article offers author's suggestions to advance the reform related to the disintegration of liturgy from Churches. He suggests that the Pope could instruct priests to celebrate Mass ad orientem by facing with the people. He states that the Pope could reconstruct the contemporary liturgical...

  • WITH SCRIP AND STAFF. LaFarge, John // America;3/19/1938, Vol. 58 Issue 24, p563 

    The article profiles Arthur S. Hart, a Catholic priest native of Adamsville. As a boy, Father Arthur was a member and organist of the Free Will Baptist Church. He was baptized in his father's millpond. Because of his passion and fondness of church music, he longed to hear Catholic mass, which...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics