The J. Paul Getty Museum

Napoli Chiesa S. Angelo a Nilo Tomba di Brancaccio

Object Details

Title:

Napoli Chiesa S. Angelo a Nilo Tomba di Brancaccio

Artist/Maker:

Giorgio Sommer (Italian, born Germany, 1834 - 1914)

Culture:

Italian

Place:

Naples, Italy (Place Created)

Date:

1870–1890

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

91.XM.84.29

Dimensions:

19.4 × 25.4 cm (7 5/8 × 10 in.)

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Object Description

Grand tomb monument, with full size angels standing over the deceased, holding curtains. Fluted corinthian columns are at the sides, with pilasters behind the angels, flanking an inscription.