Allegory of the Cross
ID
 
459
 
Original Country
 
Italy
 
Region
 
Umbria
 
Community
  
Creator
 
Giovanni di Corraduccio
 
Creator Role
 
Painter
 
Sorting Title
 
S. Anna, Allegory of the Cross
 
Subject
 

Description: Allegory of the Cross representing the Tree of Jesse, Christ's genealogy, not the more common St. Bonaventura's Lignum vitae.

 
Creation Date
 
ca.1390
 
Century
 
14th
 
Style Genre
 
Renaissance
 
Work Type
 
manuscript
 
Measurements
 
275x250cm
 
Format Medium
 

fresco

 
Original Structure
 

Vestibule leading to the old refectory, in a pasage to the chapel. No official plans or documents confirm the identification of the room.

 
Historical Context
 

This is the earliest surviving fresco in S. Anna.

 
Photo Credit
 
Max Hutzel
 
Image Source
 
Research Library, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles
 
Photo Repo Number
 
86.P.8
 
Contributor
 
Lisa W. Tom
 
Image of Allegory of the Cross.