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Mackintosh, Charles Rennie, Cremona, study of exterior of Baptistery

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Title Cremona, study of exterior of Baptistery
Other Images Modern Photos
Collection Charles Rennie Mackintosh´s Northern Italian Sketchbook: Glasgow School of Art
Artist Mackintosh, Charles Rennie
Description Although generally disappointed with the buildings in Cremona, Mackintosh described the Baptistery as ‘very good' ('Diary, 15 June). It is an octagonal Lombard Romanesque building of 1167, built of brick but partly faced with marble. Mackintosh drew the marble-faced façade to the left of the entrance.
Page Number 20
Inscription ‘BATISTERIO [sic] CREMONA/EXTERIOR’, with other notes in pencil
Location Cremona
Subject Cremona; marble; baptisteries; baptistery; exterior elevations; Romanesque; Churches (exteriors)
Measurements 230x160mm.
Rights Glasgow School of Art



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