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David Dancing before the Ark

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Description: The Sacred Image in the Age of Art: Titian, Tintoretto, Barocci, El Greco,...
When Pope Gregory XIII decided to remodel the Sala di Costantino in 1585 by raising the ceiling and installing larger windows, the new vault required frescoes. Gregory died soon after the project was initiated, and it was continued by Sixtus V, whose emblem is painted in the frieze. At the...
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Related print edition pages: pp.117-141

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