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Mackintosh, Charles Rennie, Brescia, New Cathedral, study of sarcophagus

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Title Brescia, New Cathedral, study of sarcophagus
Other Images Modern Photo
Collection Charles Rennie Mackintosh´s Northern Italian Sketchbook: Glasgow School of Art
Artist Mackintosh, Charles Rennie
Date 16th June 1891
Description This Renaissance marble sarcophagus (1504) of the bishop, Saint Apollonius, forms part of the third altar on the south aisle of the seventeenth century Duomo Nuovo (New Cathedral). Attributed to local sculptor Maffeo Olivieri (c.1484- c.1543), it was transferred in 1674 from the crypt of the adjacent Duomo Vecchio (Old Cathedral).
Page Number 36
Inscription Inscribed ‘SARCOPHAGUS/BRESCIA CATHEDRAL.’, pencil
Location Brescia
Subject Brescia; cathedrals; churches; sarcophagi (coffins); sarcophagus; tombs; Renaissance; marble (rock); interior; Churches (interiors); monuments & tombs
Measurements 230x160mm.
Rights Glasgow School of Art



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