Michelangelo's Saint Proculus 'Reconstructed'

Robertson, David Alan
December 1983
Art Bulletin;Dec83, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p658
Academic Journal
Focuses on the sculpture 'Saint Proculus,' by Michelangelo on the Arca of Saint Dominic church in Bologna, Italy. Information on how the sculpture was damaged; Description of the sculpture; Interpretation of the symbolism of the sculpture.


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