Madonna in glory with Saints Peter and Paul

Madonna in gloria con i SS. Pietro e Paolo
Author: 

Marcello Venusti

Type: 
Painting
Year: 
1577-1578
Material and technique: 
Oil on slate
Size: 
cm 243 x 144
Origin: 
Inventory: 
inv. PC103
Collection: 

Masterpieces of the hall

The hall

Appartamento dei Conservatori - Cappella

The chapel is dedicated to Saints Peter and Paul, patron saints of Rome, who are portrayed in the ceiling frescoes that were executed at the same time as the stucco decorations by Michele Alberti and Jacopo Rocchetti in the third decade of the XVI century. 
The painting is on slate and shows Our Lady in glory between Saints Peter and Paul, who place the city of Rome under the protection of the Virgin. Paintings portraying the four Evangelists and other saints completed the decoration of the Chapel in the seventeenth century.

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