Inventory number
P00995
Author
Murillo, Bartolom
Title
The Foundation of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome: 1. The Patrician Reveals his Dream to the Pope
Chronology
Ca. 1663
Technique
Óleo
Support
Lienzo
Dimensions
230,5 cm x 523 cm
School
Española
Theme
Religión
On display
Yes
Provenance
Iglesia de Santa María la Blanca, Sevilla, 1665; confiscado por el mariscal Soult, probablemente en 1810; registrado en el Musée Napoléon, París, en 1814 y 1815; devuelto a España en octubre de 1815; Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Madrid, 1816-1901.

This is one of a pair of paintings representing the miraculous origin of the founding of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome. They were commissioned by the Church of Santa Mar

 
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