Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Niobe and the Niobids
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceCopenhagen, Glyptothek (Pedagogue)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) David and Goliath (1 Kings 17) David with the head of Goliath
Further details
Parade shield depicting David with the head of Goliath. The figure of David reproduces the pose of the Roman Pedagogue of the Niobids held in Copenhagen, Ny Carlsberg Glyptothek (472a).
ARTIST/CREATOR
Del Castagno, Andrea (c1421-1457)
DATE
1450 - 1455
LOCATION
Washington D.C., National Gallery of Art
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Photo: National Gallery of Art
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Bober & Rubinstein, 1986, p. 35, fig. 6; Van Marle, X, p. 374; Cagnola, Rass. d'Arte, 1913, p. 49; Berenson, Italian pictures ..., 1932, p. 137; Warburg, Schriften, II, pl. LVII.
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RELATIONS
CENSUS database
National Gallery of Art online catalogue
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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