Record number 05/3218
Author Layard, Austen Henry, 1817 - 1894
TitleThe frescoes By Bern: Pinturicchio, In The Collegiate Church Of S. Maria Maggiore, At Spello.
Imprint[London]: (Printed For The Arundel Society, 24, Old Bond Street., Publication Of The Tenth Year, 1858.
Physical Description16 p.: [1] illus.; 258 mm.
Content Format Note[T.p.] - [Text].
Summary NoteThis is an account of the wall-paintings painted by Pinturicchio in the Baglioni chapel in the cathedral church of Santa Maria maggiore at Spello in Umbria in 1500. The subject of the paintings is the life of the Blessed Virgin and the young Christ.

The only illustration is a headpiece view of the ancient town-gate of Spello.
Responsibility NoteThe name of the author, A.H. Layard, appears at the end of the text.

The headpiece is signed, 'From a drawing by Mrs. Burr. O. Jewitt Del Et Sc.'

The colophon gives the name of the publisher and date of publication.
SubjectChristian art and symbolism
Paintings - Frescoes - Mural painting and decoration - Churches - Italy - Umbria - Spello - History - 16th century
Art history - Great Britain - 19th century
Name as Subject Pinturicchio, Bernardino (di Betto), ca. 1452 - 1513
ReferencesOn Layard and on interest in Renaissance painting see the note on A.H. Layard, The Brancacci Chapel (1868).
Binding Note19th-century green cloth-covered boards; spine lettered 'B. Pinturicchio Di P.E. Visconti - Frescoes By Layard' and 'R.A.' Bound with one other.
Contributors Higford Burr, Mary, draughtsman
Jewitt, Orlando, 1799 - 1869, engraver
Arundel Society. publisher
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