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Michelangelo Merisi, detto Caravaggio - Judith Beheading Holofernes
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Michelangelo Merisi, detto Caravaggio - Narcissus
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Michelangelo Merisi, detto Caravaggio - Saint Francis in Meditation
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Raffaello Sanzio - La Fornarina
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Hans Holbein il Giovane - Portrait of Henry VIII
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Gian Lorenzo Bernini - Portrait of Pope Urban VIII Barberini - Paintiong
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Agnolo di Cosimo, detto il Bronzino - Portrait of Stefano IV Colonna
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Pietro da Cortona - The Triumph of Divine Providence and the Fulfilment of its Purposes under Pope Urban VIII
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Gian Lorenzo Bernini - Square Staircase
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Francesco Borromini - Helicoidal Staircase
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Andrea Sacchi - Allegory of Divine Wisdom
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Annibale Carracci - Portable Altarpiece with “Pietà” and Saints
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Domínikos Theotokópoulos, detto El Greco - Baptism of Christ
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Piero di Cosimo - Saint Mary Magdalene
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Gian Lorenzo Bernini - Portrait of Urban VIII
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Guido Reni - Portrait of Beatrice Cenci
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Lorenzo Lotto - The Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine with Saints
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Giovanni Baronzio - Episodes of the Passion of Christ
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Pompeo Batoni - Portrait of Abbondio Rezzonico
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Filippo Lippi - Annunciation
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Portrait of Urban VIII - Sculpture
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Giulio Romano - Madonna with Child (Madonna Hertz)
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Jacopino del Conte - New artwork
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Giovanni Antonio Bazzi, detto Sodoma - Mystical wedding of Saint Catherine of Alexandria
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Giovanni Lanfranco - The suicide of Cleopatra
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Simone Cantarini - Portrait of Cardinal Antonio Barberini
Michelangelo Merisi, detto Caravaggio - Judith Beheading Holofernes
Michelangelo Merisi, detto Caravaggio - Narcissus
Michelangelo Merisi, detto Caravaggio - Saint Francis in Meditation
Raffaello Sanzio - La Fornarina
Hans Holbein il Giovane - Portrait of Henry VIII
Gian Lorenzo Bernini - Portrait of Pope Urban VIII Barberini - Paintiong
Agnolo di Cosimo, detto il Bronzino - Portrait of Stefano IV Colonna
Pietro da Cortona - The Triumph of Divine Providence and the Fulfilment of its Purposes under Pope Urban VIII
Gian Lorenzo Bernini - Square Staircase
Francesco Borromini - Helicoidal Staircase
Andrea Sacchi - Allegory of Divine Wisdom
Annibale Carracci - Portable Altarpiece with “Pietà” and Saints
Domínikos Theotokópoulos, detto El Greco - Baptism of Christ
Piero di Cosimo - Saint Mary Magdalene
Gian Lorenzo Bernini - Portrait of Urban VIII
Guido Reni - Portrait of Beatrice Cenci
Lorenzo Lotto - The Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine with Saints
Giovanni Baronzio - Episodes of the Passion of Christ
Pompeo Batoni - Portrait of Abbondio Rezzonico
Filippo Lippi - Annunciation
Portrait of Urban VIII - Sculpture
Giulio Romano - Madonna with Child (Madonna Hertz)
Jacopino del Conte - New artwork
Giovanni Antonio Bazzi, detto Sodoma - Mystical wedding of Saint Catherine of Alexandria
Giovanni Lanfranco - The suicide of Cleopatra
Simone Cantarini - Portrait of Cardinal Antonio Barberini

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Description

The painting by Giovanni Baronzio depicts six episodes from the Passion of Christ. These are inserted in square compartments and follow a counter-clockwise order; starting from the top left: Deposition, Lamentation, Resurrection, Descent into Limbo, Ascension and Pentecost. As it is asserted in an article written by the Italian art historian Federico Zeri in 1958, this work is connected to a similar painting housed at the Museum of Rimini. Both masterpieces alongside another missing work composed the reredos – ornamental screen that covers an altar – of the Franciscan monastery of Villa Verucchio. In the work displayed here there are represented six episodes of the Passion that took place after the death of Christ. Those that happened before are rendered in the panel housed in Rimini. However, the episode of the Crucifixion is rendered in none of the two. This suggests that it must have been represented in a different and preeminent panel likely placed above these two or in the middle. Multiple aspects of this work, such as the narrative structure, the colour palette and the search of naturalism in the representation of bodies and spaces, manifest the great influence of Giotto upon the Rimini school in the fourteenth century.

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