Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
FlorenceSanta Maria Novella Cappella Tornabuoni (I, Ghirlandaio)North Wall (Life of the Virgin)
GESTURES & EXPRESSION
Head resting on hand
GODS & MYTHS
Mercury
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown PrototypesStatuesVienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum (Seated Mercury, Venna type)
Further details
detail of the Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple. Figure very loosely based on antique type of Mercury
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ghirlandaio, Domenico (1449-1494) (and workshop)
DATE
1485 - 1490
LOCATION
Florence, Santa Maria Novella
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
3
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
at first filed under 'Gestures, Expression, Head resting on hand, grief'
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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