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Bartolomeo Pinelli
THE POPE'S PROCESSION ON CORPUS DOMINI, ROME
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12,00018,000
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210
Bartolomeo Pinelli
THE POPE'S PROCESSION ON CORPUS DOMINI, ROME
Estimate
12,00018,000
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Details & Cataloguing

Old Master Drawings including the Collection of Professor Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann

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Bartolomeo Pinelli
ROME 1781-1835
THE POPE'S PROCESSION ON CORPUS DOMINI, ROME
Black chalk and watercolor within black chalk framing lines;
inscribed lower centre:  Il pontifice in processione il Giorno del Corpus Domini / in Roma and signed and dated, lower right:  Pinelli fec 1821 Roma
470 by 385 mm; 18½ by 15¼ in
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Catalogue Note

This grand watercolour by Pinelli marks an important moment in Rome's Papal history.  Signed and dated 1821 the Pope depicted here is Pope Pius VII (1742-1823). Born Barnaba Niccolo Maria Luigi Chiaramonti, he was head of the Catholic Church and ruler of Papal States from 1800 until his death in 1823.

Old Master Drawings including the Collection of Professor Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann

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New York