The Iconography of Giovanni Bellini's Sacred Allegory

Delaney, Susan J.
September 1977
Art Bulletin;Sep77, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p331
Academic Journal
Analyzes the iconography of painting entitled 'Sacred Allegory,' by artist Giovanni Bellini. Definition of charity; Origin of the tradition of the Charity Tree; Information on the Charity Tree presented in the 'Iconologia' of Cesare Ripa.


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