Hypothesis for a Drawing by Filippino Lippi for the Carafa Chapel

Michele Grasso


The sketches of the sheet inv. 617 Orn. of the Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe degli Uffizi, assigned to Filippino Lippi, appears to be the only testimony of the disappeared frescoes of the left wall of the Carafa chapel of the Roman church of Santa Maria sopra Minerva.

By understanding  the cultural context represented it is possible to ascertain the connection between the Uffizi sheet, the entire pictorial cycle of the chapel and the underlying complex iconographic tradition.


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DOI: 10.6092/issn.2038-6184/4074


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