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Expulsion from Paradise and Work of the Progenitors, Cain and Abel, 1425-1430 (fresco)

IMAGE number
MEP2627452
Title
Expulsion from Paradise and Work of the Progenitors, Cain and Abel, 1425-1430 (fresco)
Artist
Uccello, Paolo (1397-1475) (and workshop) / Italian
Location
Santa Maria Novella, Florence, Italy
Medium
fresco
Date
1424 AD - 1430 AD (C15th AD)
Dimensions
224x478 cms
Description

Expulsion from Paradise and Work of the Progenitors, Cain and Abel (Cacciata dal Paradiso terrestre e Lavoro dei progenitori, Caino e Abele), by Paolo Uccello and his atelier (Dello Delli), 1425-1430, 15th Century, fresco, 224 x 478 cm Whole artwork view. Frescoed lunette of the cycle of Stories of Genesis, decorating the Green Cloister of the Church of Santa Maria Novella; the cloister's name comes from the predominant colour of this painting cycle according to an ancient technique, that was predominantly green monochrome; in the lunette are represented symmetrical scenes of the expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise, on the left with the angel and God the Father, and of the sons Cain and Abel working the land Paolo Uccello e bottega (Dello Delli) Basilica of Santa Maria Novella

Photo credit
Mondadori Portfolio/Archivio Antonio Quattrone/Antonio Quattrone / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
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