TITLE

Intellect and intuition in Botticelli's Saint Augustine

AUTHOR(S)
Stapleford, Richard
PUB. DATE
March 1994
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Mar1994, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the fresco of Saint Augustine, painted for the Umiliati brethren of the Church of the Ognissanti in Florence, Italy in 1480 by Sandro Botticelli. Development of the imagery of the saint in his study; Painting 'Saint Jerome in His Study,' by Jan van Eyck; Identification of a textual source for Botticelli's image; Augustine's inner struggle for his soul; Augustine as Botticelli's Everyman.
ACCESSION #
9406020445

 

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