Date of Work
Photographic print on canvas
Art & Design Study Collection: James Smith Pierce Collection
UND Art Collections Repository
Additional Student Research Submitted By: Alyssa Borka
Leopoldo Alinari learned the art of photography and opened a small studio in 1852, two years later his two brothers and himself opened a photography business with the mission to photographically reproduce all of the major Italian works of art. Later on in the 1920's a publishing house (Istituto di Edizioni Artistiche) absorbed the studio, and continues to publish works on occasion.
Photograph of Arezzo-Chiesa di S. Francesco. Disfatta e morte di Cosroe Re di Persia by Piero Della Francesca (1416-1492). The title translates to Church of San Francesco Defeat and Death of the King of Persia, which is a painting the Basilica of San Francisco in Arezzo, Italy.
James Smith Pierce Collection