TITLE

Ancient Prototypes Reinstantiated: Zuccari's Encounter of Christ and Veronica of 1594

AUTHOR(S)
Stoenescu, Livia
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Dec2011, Vol. 93 Issue 4, p423
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the 1594 altarpiece painting "Encounter of Christ and Veronica on the Way to Calvary" by Federico Zuccari, located at the S. Prassede Basilica in Rome, Italy. The author discusses the revival of ancient art in early modern art and describes parameters for ecclesiastical artwork following the Council of Trent. Specific topics addressed include Zuccari's use of ancient forms in the painting, the depiction of Jesus Christ as the devotional center of the painting, changes in Christian art and icons from Renaissance art to early modern art, and the depiction of the veil of Veronica relic in the painting.
ACCESSION #
67789899

 

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