Replica of Giotto's The betrayal of Christ for the Life Magazine exhibition Illuminations of fifty great paintings
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1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm.
Photograph shows a man and a woman standing next to the replica. Identification on attachment on verso (typewritten): This picture represents one of the two types of units containing Life's full-scale transparencies. The aluminum framework holds the "Illumination" and its especially designed lighting equipment. There are 17 such units varying in size from 6' x 3' x 2' to 7' x 15' x 2' and including one triangular unit containing two transparencies which is 12' x 12' x 18'.
Replica of Giotto's The betrayal of Christ for the Life Magazine exhibition Illuminations of fifty great paintings, 1956 / unidentified photographer. American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993, bulk 1909-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.
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