Tomb slab of an abbess

Italian
15th century (?)


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 1.95 x .80

Accession Number

07.505

Medium or Technique

Stone; Marble

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

White marble; inscribed around edge:
+HIC·IACET·CORPVS·VENERABILIS·DNE·CICELLE·PISSICELLE·ABATISSE·MONASTERII·
SCE·PATRICIE DE·NEAP·QVE·OBIIT·ANO·DNI· MCCCCXXXVIII·DIE·IIII·MENSIS·
 FREBVARII·QV[…]VIVS·ANIMA·REQVIESSCAT·IN·PACE·AMEN

“Here lies the sacred body of donna Cecilia Pissicella abbess of the Monastery of Saint Patricia at Naples; who departed this life on the fourth day of the month of February in the year of the Lord 1438—–may her spirit rest in peace. Amen.”

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Waldo Forbes