Procession at the Feast of Corpus Christi in Rome

Oil on canvas | 136 x 183cm | Signed 1847

Egron Lundgren

Catholicism and its rites fascinated Protestant Northerners visiting Italy. Here, the subject is the Feast of Corpus Christi, at the moment when the Pope is carried around the colonnade at St. Peter's Square. The man at the bottom left, who meets the...
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