Saint Gregory the Great with Saints Ignatius Loyola and Francis Xavier

Oil on canvas | 296 x 211cm | c. 1625-6

Guercino

This altarpiece commemorates one of the most important events of the papacy of Pope Gregory XV (born Alessandro Ludovisi). It shows the Jesuits Ignatius Loyola and Francis Xavier being canonised (officially declared saints in the Roman Catholic Churc...
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