The Marian theme of the frescoes in S. Maria at Castelseprio

Leveto, Paula D.
September 1990
Art Bulletin;Sep90, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p393
Academic Journal
Argues that the paintings at Castelseprio are Mariological rather than Christological. Evidence of three damaged scenes; Theological equation of Mary with the Church; Origination of the imagery in the late eighth or early ninth century; Reconstruction of the lost scenes; Compositional and typological relationships among the scenes that express a theological equation of Mary with the Church.


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