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Jones, Pamela M
Altarpieces and their viewers in the churches of Rome from Caravaggio to Guido Reni / Pamela M. Jones
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2008
book jacket
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 4th Floor  N7952.R6 J66 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Altarpieces, Italian -- Italy -- Rome
Christianity and art -- Catholic Church
Art and society -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- 16th century
Art and society -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- 17th century
Physical Description xiv, 360 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-345) and index
Contents The triumph of chastity and justice in Christian Rome : Tommaso Laureti's Martyrdom of Saint Susanna (ca. 1595-97) in the church of S. Susanna -- The place of poverty in Seicento Rome : bare feet, humility, and the pilgrimage of live in Caravaggio's Madonna of Loreto (ca. 1605-06) in the church of S. Agostino -- Serving the poor sick with humility, from the lazaretto of Milan to the hospitals of Rome : Andrea Commodi's S. Carlo Borromeo Venerating the Holy Nail (ca. 1621-22) in the church of S. Carlo ai Catinari -- From sin to salvation : Guercino's Penitent Magdalene (ca. 1622) for the church of S. Maria Maddalena delle Convertite al Corso and the fight against prostitution -- Leading pilgrims to paradise : Guido Reni's Holy Trinity (1625-26) for the church of SS. Trinità dei Pellegrini e Convalescenti and the care of bodies and souls
Series Visual culture in early modernity

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