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Title: Saint Catherine of Siena in three Italian life cycles, 1567-1600
Author: Piperato, Anna Edith
ISNI:       0000 0004 2668 8413
Awarding Body: The University of Manchester
Current Institution: University of Manchester
Date of Award: 2009
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This thesis examines three sixteenth-century Italian life cycles of Saint Catherine Benincasa of Siena (1347-80; canonized 1461) which previously have not been studied together. They are: 1. Giovanni de' Vecchi's frescoes in the Capranica Chapel in Santa Maria sopra Minerva in Rome (1577/8-86) 2. A series of oil paintings by a number of Tuscan artists in the Oratorio della Cucina in the Santuario-Casa di Santa Caterina in Siena (1567-1600/35) 3. A printed vita of the saint designed by Francesco Vanni and etched by Pieter de Jode, published in Siena (1597).
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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