Gregory XVI visiting the Forums

Gregorio XVI in visita ai Fori
Author: 

Philippe-Jacques van Brée (Anversa 1786 - Bruxelles 1871)

Type: 
Painting
Year: 
1832
Material and technique: 
oil painting on canvas
Size: 
198 x 145 cm
Inventory: 
MR 45670

In the scenographic archaeological context of the Arch of Titus, the group of the pontiff, surrounded by commoners and religious, fixes the memory of the public appearances of the sovereign of Rome, symbolic ritual of the church's attention to the humblest.

Masterpieces of the hall

The hall

(sala 1)

Nell’intento di accogliere e orientare il visitatore, la prima sala del museo ha la funzione di Incipit ed espone quindi quattro opere rappresentative dei temi narrativi esplicitati lungo il percorso espositivo.

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