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LA "CANDIDA ROSA": IL ROSARIO NELL'ARTE CENTESE ET EMILIANA DAL XVI AL XVIII SECOLO (The "Candida Rosa": The Rosary in the Art of Cento and Emilia from the XVIth to the XVIIIth Century). Ed. by Salvatore Baviera and Jadranka Bentini. Pinacoteca Civica, Cento, 1988. Organized by Collegiata di S. Biagio di Cento in association with Comune di Cento. Published by Nuova Alfa Editoriale, Bologna. 194 pp. with 151 ills. (24 col.). 30 x 22 cm. LC 89-106704 ISBN 8877790512 In Italian.
Illustrating more than 60 religious paintings and drawings (including 18 by Guercino), this scholarly study reviews the iconography of the Cult of the Virgin as reflected in the art of Emilia, and features detailed essays on the history of the rosary and its relationship to artistic imagery in the region.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Italy — 1600-1800 — Painting
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 052667
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