The Ospedale della Misercordia
ID
 
246
 
Original Country
 
Italy
 
Region
 
Tuscany
 
Sorting Title
 
The Ospedale della Misercordia
 
Subject
 

The composition is divided into several complex divisions. Group of figures at upper left gather around man with sores on his leg. S. Margherita examines his leg. Two old men walk with wooden supports (cane and crutches) into scene at center. In center, Figures stand in a doorway above lunette of Virgin and Child with two male figures. At right, S. Margherita gestures toward figures in doorway with three male figures standing before her. Gothic arches behind the figures. Scene inscribed below.

 
Creation Date
 
1629-40
 
Century
 
17th
 
Style Genre
 
Mannerist
 
Work Type
 
edition of text (pub. primary source)
 
Format Medium
 

watercolor

 
Descriptive Notes
 

This is a copy of the mural The Ospedale della Misercordia (formerly on the south nave wall of S. Margherita)

 
Current Repository
 

Biblioteca Comunale e dell'Accademia Etrusca,Cortona

 
Repository Number
 
cod. 429