Olivuccio di Ciccarello

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Olivuccio di Ciccarello: Works of Mercy (To bury the dead). Vatican Museums.

Olivuccio Ceccarello di Ciccarello (died 1439) was an Italian painter. Little is known of his life; he was a native of Camerino, and was active from 1388 until his death. In 2002 his works were attributed to an otherwise unknown painter named Carlo da Camerino.

He worked at Ancona, where he was the most important painter of the gothic painting school.

His works have undergone a remarkable dispersion, and are now exhibited in museums in various countries: in Italy (Ancona, Macerata Feltria, Urbino, Rome, Bergamo and Milan), in other European countries (Strasbourg, Cambridge, Stockholm, Zagreb), and even in America (Baltimore, Cleveland, Santiago).

Works[edit]

  • St. Francis of Assisi, Strasbourg, Musée des Beaux-Arts[1]
  • Beheading of St. John the Baptist, Santiago, from Ancona, Misericordia church.
  • Crucifixion, Zagreb, Grossmayer Gallery, already generally attributed to the "School of Ancona"
  • Coronation of the Virgin, Stockholm, National Museum
  • Nine angels and two saints (first board), Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum
  • Nine angels and two saints (second board), Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum
  • Madonna of Humility, three archangels, twelve apostles, and the temptation of Eve, Cleveland, Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Triptych: Madonna nursing the Child with Saints, Cincinnati, Taft Museum[2]
  • Triptych, Baltimore, Walters Art Museum:
  • Madonna and Child
  • St. Peter and St. John the Baptist
  • St. Paul and St. Francis
  • Works of Mercy, (six panels), tempera, (1410–1420), Vatican Museums from Ancona, Misericordia church
  • Madonna and Child, (tempera), Town Hall, Mondavio, Province of Pesaro and Urbino. (1400)
  • Crucifix, Church of St. Michael the Archangel, Macerata Feltria, Province of Pesaro and Urbino. (1396)
  • Dormitio Virginis, (tempera) 113x170 cm, Civic Art Gallery, Ancona. (15th century)
  • Madonna dell'Umiltà e angeli, (tempera) 73x51 cm, Civic Art Gallery, Ancona. (15th century)
  • Circumcision, (tempera), Civic Art Gallery, Ancona. (15th century)
  • Crowned Virgin (fresco fragment), Ancona, Civic Art Gallery
  • Our Lady of Mercy with a holy martyr, (1410–1420), Ancona, Diocesan Museum
  • Blessed Filippo from Todi, Ancona, Diocesan Museum
  • St. Primiano bishop blessing and donors, Ancona, Diocesan Museum
  • Enthroned Madonna nursing the Child, with customer, Ancona, Diocesan Museum
  • St. James of Galicia, Ancona, Diocesan Museum

Bibliography[edit]

  • Pietro Zampetti, Pittura nelle Marche (Painting in the Marches), Ist vol., Nardini Editore, Florence 1988
  • Andrea De Marchi e Matteo Mazzalupi, Pittori ad Ancona nel Quattrocento (Painters in Ancona in the Fifteenth Century), Federico Motta Editore, Milan 2008
  • Andrea De Marchi, Pittori a Camerino nel Quattrocento (Painters in Camerino in the Fifteenth Century). Federico Motta Editore, Milan 2008, 2002

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Paolo da Poggetto, Fioritura tardogotica nelle Marche, Electa editrice, 1998.
  2. ^ http://www.taftmuseum.org/?page_id=784

References[edit]

This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Italian Wikipedia.