Christ Is a Stone: On Filippo Lippi’s Adoration of the Child in Spoleto

@article{Gerbron2016ChristIA,
  title={Christ Is a Stone: On Filippo Lippi’s Adoration of the Child in Spoleto},
  author={Cyril Gerbron},
  journal={I Tatti Studies in the Italian Renaissance},
  year={2016},
  volume={19},
  pages={257 - 283}
}
  • Cyril Gerbron
  • Published 1 September 2016
  • Geology
  • I Tatti Studies in the Italian Renaissance
MINERALS—PEBBLES, CUT OR ROUGH STONES strewn over a rocky soil, grottoes, buildings set in the rock, rocks in the shape of buildings, marbles, porphyry, slabs with polychrome and marvelous stains or patterns, pearls and gems— are obsessively present in religious Italian quattrocento painting. The phenomenon has diverse causes, but Christology certainly plays an important role. In the first epistle to the Corinthians, St. Paul assimilates the rock from which Moses made the water flow to the… 
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