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SPLENDOR OF THE POPES: TREASURES FROM THE SISTINE CHAPEL AND THE VATICAN MUSEUMS AND LIBRARY -- AN EXHIBITION IN HONOR OF THE BICENTENNIAL OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN THE UNITED STATES. Robert Bergman et al. Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, 1989. Organized in association with Archdiocese of Baltimore. 56 pp. with 38 col. ills. 28 x 21 cm. LC 89-51460 ISBN 0911886370 In English.
Presents 23 works commissioned for devotional purposes by 16th- and 17th-century popes, including vestments, two tapestries designed by Raphael, several illuminated manuscripts, an oil by Pietro da Cortona and two crucifixes by Bernini.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Italy — 1400-1600
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 053166
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