TITLE

Rex Gloriose Martyrum: A Contribution to Jesuit Iconography

AUTHOR(S)
Monssen, Leif Holm
PUB. DATE
March 1981
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Mar1981, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p130
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the fresco of the Crucifixion at Saint Stefano Rotondo church in Rome, Italy. Details of the patronage of Jesuit College art; Influence of the didactic writings of Saint Ignatius on the composition of the martyr frescoes in Saint Stefano Rotondo; Analysis of the meaning of the Cross in the fresco in terms of its relation to the spiritual development of the student and to the spirituality of the Jesuit Society.
ACCESSION #
5313397

 

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