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Image number
ELC5333052
Title
Pope Sixtus IV, naming Bartolomeo Sacchi , detail, 1477 (fresco)
Artist
Forli, Melozzo da (1438-94) / Italian
Location
Pinacoteca Vaticana, Rome, Italy
Medium
fresco
Date
1477 AD (C15th AD)
Dimensions
370x315 cms
Description
Pope Sixtus IV (1414-1484), naming Bartolomeo Sacchi (or Bartolome Platina, in fr. Platinum), kneels before him, Curator of the Vatican Library (apostolic library) in 1475. Just behind Sacchi is Cardinal Giuliano della Rovere (then Pope Julius II) and the apostolic prothonotary Raffaele Sansoni Riario della Rovere (1461-1521). Behind him, John (Giovanni) della Rovere (1457-1501) and Girolamo Riario (1433-1488)
Photo credit
Mondadori Portfolio/Electa / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
/ Priests / Orders / Renaissance / wall painting / Art / cardinal / Cook / Gastronomy / Humanism / Italy / Library / Philosophy / Pope / Quattrocento / Rome / Vatican / 15 15th XV XVth century / Julius II (1503-1513) / Sixtus IV (1414-1484)
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