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Murder of Cain, 1425-1430 (fresco)

IMAGE number
MEP2627446
Title
Murder of Cain, 1425-1430 (fresco)
Artist
Uccello, Paolo (1397-1475) (and workshop) / Italian
Location
Santa Maria Novella, Florence, Italy
Medium
fresco
Date
1425 AD - 1430 AD (C15th AD)
Dimensions
224x478 cms
Description

Murder of Cain (Uccisione di Caino), 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, which decorates the Green Cloister of the Church of Santa Maria Novella; the name of cloister comes from the predominant colour of this painting cycle, according to an ancient technique that was predominantly green monochrome; the lunetta represents Lamech killing Cain by mistake while hunting Paolo Uccello e bottega (Dello Delli) Basilica of Santa Maria Novella

Photo credit
Mondadori Portfolio/Archivio Antonio Quattrone/Antonio Quattrone / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
angel / angels / arrow / arrows / weapon / weapons / standing up / tunic / human figure / landscape / episode / green / expulsion / italian painting / all / men / wings / drapery / kneeling / ripped fresco / art / genesis / standing / narration / fresco / late gothic / profile / child / biblical episode / full length / damaged / biblical character / stories / tree / old / 60-69 years / cycle / beard / external / fly / male character / cross-country / italian art / 15th century / pulling / hunting / expelling / fresco on canvas / fifteenth century / sacred art / scene / dramatic / raised hand / group / hunter / painting / frontal / on one's knees / lunette / Painting / Mzpainting

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Medium 1024 × 688 px 87 × 58 mm 1 MB
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