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The pope takes possession of his office: the procession to St. John Lateran. Etching by B. Picart, 1722.

  • Picart, Bernard, 1673-1733.
Date
[1722]
Reference
32517i
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Description

The pope is carried in a closed sedan chair, preceding his empty papal litter. The procession winds round towards St John Lateran (top left). The groups of people forming the procession (cardinals, bishops, Vatican officials etc.) are identified on the plate

Publication/Creation

[Amsterdam], [1722]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 34 x 87.8 cm

Lettering

Le pape va en cérémonie prendre possession du pontificat dans l'eglise de St. Jean de Latran, qui est la capitale de toutes celles qui relèvent de la juridiction du pape dans la Chrétieneté. P. Picart sculp. dir. 1722

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 32517i.1-.2

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Languages

  • French


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