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  • Good Thief is painted on Jesus his right hand



    Molanus argues that the good thief has to be placed at the right of Christ.

    Conflict
    Not corresponding to Scriptures Visual tradition/Artistic model vs. written Tradition/History
    Mention
    Leuven, 1617
    Subject
    Crucifixion ; Jesus Christ ; The good thief
  • Frostispiece of Molanus, De historia sanctarum imaginum et picturarum (1617), Antwerp, Gasparus Bellerus

    Christ carrying the Cross while hurt by the nails



    Molanus disapproves of a recently invented way of depicting Christ bearing the cross, which shows two beams fitted with nails hurting him.

    Conflict
    Not corresponding to Scriptures
    Mention
    Leuven, 1617
    Subject
    Crucifixion
  • On the ornament of painting – The liberty of the istoria



    In contrast to poetic painting, in historical painting, there is almost no freedom.

    Conflict
    Capriccio Decorum Untruthfulness/Not probable/Not corresponding to history
    Mention
    Fabriano, 1564
    Subject
    Crucifixion ; decorum ; historic painting ; ornament of painting
  • The crucifixion



    In the course of the passage, the participants discuss elements of the crucifixion.

    Conflict
    Nails Not corresponding to Scriptures Untruthfulness/Not probable/Not corresponding to history
    Mention
    Fabriano, 1564
    Subject
    Crucifixion ; Helena ; Nails ; Placement of the crosses ; Thieves
  • Frontispiece of: Gilio, Giovanni Andrea, Due dialogi (1564), Camerino : Antonio Giojoso

    On the appropriate opportunities for painters to show their skills



    Having previously criticised the graceful representation of the body of Christ in the Passion, the participants in the dialogue now offer the artist options in which he can demonstrate his skill, according to the iconography he is trying to represent.

  • Frontispiece of: Gilio, Giovanni Andrea, Due dialogi (1564), Camerino : Antonio Giojoso

    On bearded Angels and the Crucifixion

    Rimini, Dominican Church; Fabriano, San Venanzio


    In this part of the dialogue, the characters discuss the artists of the past.

    Conflict
    Beard Capriccio Judging art Nails
    Mention
    Fabriano, 1564
    Subject
    Annunciation/Death of the Virgin ; Crucifixion
  • How to represent Christ in the cross

    Madrid, El Escorial Church, altar of the San Lorenzo el Real choir stalls;

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    1556


    Francisco Pacheco in this passage created a response to Francisco de Rioja with the intention of counter-arguing him on his theory that Christ would be crucified with three nails, instead of four. Also, the author states that Christ should be not naked, but rather wear a white cloth and use the crown of thorns on the Cross.

    Conflict
    Impropriety Inadequate manner
    Mention
    Seville, 1649
    Subject
    Crucifixion ; Passion of Christ