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St. Peter’s and the Vatican on the Feast of Corpus Christi

Vincenzo Giovannini

Artwork Details

St. Peter’s and the Vatican on the Feast of Corpus Christi
1866
Vincenzo Giovannini
oil on canvas
27 1/4 in. x 4 ft. 7 in. (69.22 x 139.7 cm); ;30 5/8 in. x 4 ft. 9 in. (77.79 x 144.78 cm)
Bequest of Henry C. Lewis
1895.6

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Physical Description:

Masses of people have gathered around a central point in the square with a figure in white surrounded by an armored entourage. In the background, a grandiose building rises with columns and there is an obelisk.;

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