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Festival of the Madonna Dell'Arco, Naples, (painting)

Artist:
Lemee
Robert (copy after)
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 319
"Louis Leopold Robert. Copy by Lemee. Festival of the Madonna Dell'Arco, Naples. 72 x 46. On whit-monday, all Naples puts on its holiday clothes and repairs to the church of the Madonna Dell'Arco, seven miles to the eastward at the foot of Mt. Somma. the whole intervening distance is one continuous scene of dancing and merry-making - men and women crowned with wreaths of flowers or fruits, and carrying garlands or poles surmounted with branches of fruit or flowers. It is a perfect bacchanalian procession; and it is pointed to as indicating unmistakably the Greek origin of this festival loving people."
A Catalogue of Paintings in the Gallery of D.W. Powers, Rochester, N.Y. with Explanations and Sketches of Painters by C.C. Merriman. Rochester, N.Y.: E.R. Andrews, Book and Job Printer, Aqueduct Street, 1877.
Topic:
Ceremony--Festival
Ceremony--Religion
Landscape--Italy--Naples
Landscape--Foreign--Italy
Architecture--Religious--Church of Madonna dell'Arco
Figure group
Control number:
AECI 04120277
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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