Browse Collections (13 total)

Artemisia Gentileschi and International Patronage

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As a painter in the seventeenth century, Artemisia Gentileschi primarily gained acclaim in a historical sense not because of her identity as a woman…

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Evolution of St. Peter's Basilica

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First conceived by Pope Nicholas V in 1450, the construction of the new St. Peter's Basilica took several centuries to complete, recruiting the best…

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Ines Jordan-Zoob - Old & New: Sixtus V and Urban Rome

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Despite serving as pontiff for a mere 5 years (1585-1590), Sixtus V dramatically revitalized both the inner workings and the skyline of Rome. As St…

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Lia Golden- Sixtus V frontispiece

Vignettes that come from from the frontispiece that celebrate Sixtus V's accomplishments as pope.

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Lindsay Gibson - Sixtus V and Roman Revival

Sixtus V was the Pope from 1585- 1590. One of the main focuses of his papacy was to reestablish Rome as the Caput Mundi, center of the world. In order…

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Papal Tombs

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A collection of papal tombs of popes from the Baroque Era.

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