Skip to main content

Replica of Giotto's <em>The betrayal of Christ</em> for the Life Magazine exhibition <em>Illuminations of fifty great paintings</em>, 1956

Replica of Giotto's The betrayal of Christ for the Life Magazine exhibition Illuminations of fifty great paintings, 1956

Item Information

Title: Replica of Giotto's The betrayal of Christ for the Life Magazine exhibition Illuminations of fifty great paintings

Date: 1956

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm.

Description: Photograph shows a man and a woman standing next to the replica.

Identification on attachment on verso (typewritten): This picture represents one of the two types of units containing Life's full-scale transparencies. The aluminum framework holds the "Illumination" and its especially designed lighting equipment. There are 17 such units varying in size from 6' x 3' x 2' to 7' x 15' x 2' and including one triangular unit containing two transparencies which is 12' x 12' x 18'.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993, bulk 1909-1969

Rights Statement: © Life Magazine/Getty Images

Citation: Replica of Giotto's The betrayal of Christ for the Life Magazine exhibition Illuminations of fifty great paintings, 1956 / unidentified photographer. American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993, bulk 1909-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 11676