San Lorenzo Maggiore, Naples, Campania, Italy
Sepulchre of Ludovico, Giannotto, Antonello and Manella Caracciolo (Black Death 1347) - Front, on the left: Saint John the Baptist, Giannotto Caracciolo, the Virgin Mary with Child, Manella Caracciolo, Antonello Caracciolo, Saint Anthony Abbot - Church of San Lorenzo Maggiore in Naples
Inscription: HIC IACENT NOBILES VIRI DOMINUS LODOYCUS CARACZOLUS DE NEAPOLI MILES DOMINUS JOHANOCTUS FILIUS EIUS ANTONELLUS ET MANELLA FILII / DOMINI DOMINI JOANNIS ET NEPOTUM DOMINI DOMINI LUDOYCI QUI OBIERUNT / ANNO DOMINI MCCCXLVII INDICTIONE PRIMA VIDELICET DOMINUS LODOYCUS XX / III MAJ ANTONELLUS XXIIII EIUSDEM DOMINUS JOHANOCTUS XV JUNII ET MANELLA VIII IULIJ PRIME INDICTIONIS PREDICTE QUORUM ANIME REQUISCANT IN PACE FIAT
Monumento funebre di Giannotto e Ludovico Caracciolo
Tipo: Oggetto fisico; monumento funebre
Tipo di scheda: Opere e oggetti d'arte
Categoria: Sculture; Suppellettile liturgica
Autore: Ambito culturale: bottega napoletana - motivazione dell'attribuzione: analisi stilistica
Stato di conservazione: mediocre
Estensione: 290 x 205 x 70
Materia e tecnica: marmo bianco
Data di creazione: 1340 - 1360, sec. XIV (motivazione della cronologia: bibliografia) (motivazione della cronologia: analisi stilistica)
Campania--Napoli--Naples--S. Lorenzo Maggiore, Image 1262
Image 1262 of 1299
Medieval: Sculpture, architecture, architectural sculpture (including Roman spolia) 13-14th century Chapter house; sarcophagi, gravestones; wall painting. Fragment of mosaic; sculptural fragments in the Sala Capitolare. Post-medieval: Architecture, architectural sculpture, ceiling painting fresco cycle; prints depicting Venice c. 1845 (4), sculpture; life-size creche figures dressed in original Neapolitan costume Church restored in 1882, 1926, 1944; excavations under the transept undertaken between 1958-1962, and in the cloister in 1976, have revealed remains of a Roman macellum (market), street, and the paleochristian basilica of the 6th c. AD.; Antiquities: Pottery: black-glazed, archaic banded, domestic wares, bucchero; architectural terracottas, statuettes, lamps, sculpture fragments; Object Notes: 3 color negatives with no prints at the end.; General Notes: Most objects/paintings/frescoes unidentified. Three batches of photos with the same numbering system arrived. The second and third have been been assigned A and B respectively after their numbers, and should not be interfiled. Some of this material was catalogued by consultant Dr. R. Leighton at the site of S. Lorenzo in November 1987, and worksheets for the antiquities and medieval material were written. Photos 1-40 consist of some objects from excavations under the church; others possibly come from outside Naples. Photos 41-72 represent selections from unrestored material found in excavations under the cloister of the church. Photos 73-132 consist of medieval-renaissance ceramics on display in the museum of the church. As regards the paintings, a number are in S. Lorenzo, while others are from various parishes outside Naples, which were transferred to temporary storage in S. Lorenzo after the earthquake of 1982 (photos 196-284).
German-born photographer and scholar Max Hutzel (1911-1988) photographed in Italy from the early 1960s until his death. The result of this project, referred to by Hutzel as Foto Arte Minore, is thorough documentation of art historical development in Italy up to the 18th century, including objects of the Etruscans and the Romans, as well as early Medieval, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque monuments. Images are organized by geographic region in Italy, then by province, city, site complex and monument.
Black-and-white prints (photographs)
Is Part Of:
Foto Arte Minore / Max Hutzel (accession number 86.P.8)
Digital images courtesy of the Getty's Open Content Program.
Sepolcro di ludovico caracciolo (1335) e nativita di montano d'arezzo (1300 ca.)
"San Lorenzo Maggiore"
Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore
During your visit to La Basilica di San Lorenzo Maggiore or Basilica of Saint Laurence the Major, in southern wing of transept you are going to find wonderful tombs of XIV and XV centuries. Sepulcher of Ludovico, Giannotto, Antonello and Manella Caracciolo died during the Black Death in 1347 is real masterpiece. On the front panel of sepulcher you can see buried here members of Caracciolo family with saints. From the left to right you can see Saint John the Baptist, Giannotto Caracciolo (kneeling knight), Virgin Mary with Child, Manella Caracciolo, Antonello Caracciolo (kneeling knight), Saint Anthony. On the upper lid you can see the effigies of Giannotto Caracciolo and Antonello Caracciolo. They shown us as the knights in armor typical for the first half of XIV century and their armors consist of chain mail hauberks and chain mail hoses. Defense of their shins reinforced by iron or leather grieves. Defense of their hands and shoulders are reinforced with round pauldrons and couters or just roundels. They wear surcoats over hauberks. Here you shall be able to se the sepulcher of a knight belonged to Cicinello family who died in January of 1455. His effigy on the lid demonstrates a knight in full plate gothic armor of Italian type typical for mid of XV century. Over his armor he wears heraldic tabard. All these knightly tombs are real treasure for the tourists interested in medieval military history.