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Title Verona, Church of San Zeno Maggiore, measured study of stalls
Collection Charles Rennie Mackintosh´s Northern Italian Sketchbook: Glasgow School of Art
Artist Mackintosh, Charles Rennie
Date 1st June 1891
Description Mackintosh's drawing is of the upper portion and canopy of the fifteenth century, early Renaissance, wooden choir stalls which display much late gothic feeling. He was particularly impressed by the stalls, describing them as ‘exquisite' ('A Tour In Italy', p. 124). He used them as a source for those in his 'Design for a Chapter House', entered for the R.I.B.A. Soane Medallion Competition of 1892.
Page Number 7
Inscription Inscribed ‘S.ZENONE VERONA/WOOD STALLS, with other notes in pencil
Location Verona
Subject Verona; churches; interior; choir stalls; wood; carvings; Gothic (Medieval); early Renaissance; Churches (interiors); furniture; ornament
Measurements 230x160mm.
Rights Glasgow School of Art
 

 

 

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