The Birth of Ruins in Quattrocento Adoration Paintings

@article{Hui2015TheBO,
  title={The Birth of Ruins in Quattrocento Adoration Paintings},
  author={Andrew M. Hui},
  journal={I Tatti Studies in the Italian Renaissance},
  year={2015},
  volume={18},
  pages={319 - 348}
}
  • Andrew M. Hui
  • Published 1 September 2015
  • Art
  • I Tatti Studies in the Italian Renaissance
IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY , Italian pictorial representations of the Adoration of the Magi genre began to change as classical architecture—in particular ruins—played an increasingly prominent role. Earlier, for example, the shelter of the Holy Family in Domenico Veneziano’s Adoration of the Magi, dated 1439–43, is but a simple wooden hut (fig. 1). Some two decades prior, in Gentile Fabriano’s sumptuous rendering (fig. 2), the biblical manger is an inconspicuous part of a… 
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