Rococo Paintings

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Free, downloadable public domain Catholic and Bible paintings from the Rococo period.

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Triumph of the Name of Jesus (1661–1679, Church of the Gesù) by Giovanni Battista Gaulli - Catholic Stock Photo

0:00/0:481×Details: Giovanni Battista Gaulli owes a great deal of his success on the ceiling fresco to Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Several other artists were considered for the job of painting the ceiling. Gian Paolo Oliva relied on Bernini's opinion when selecting the artist for the ceiling. Bernini...

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The Holy Family with Saints Anne, Joachim, and John the Baptist (1729) by Francesco Trevisani - Public Domain Catholic Painting

Please Subscribe or Donate [] to Help Keep This Site Free! During the early 1700s, Roman artists returned to fundamental Christian subjects, especially those focused on the Christ child. This work presents the Holy Family with Christ’s maternal grandparents and baby cousin, John the Baptist, stressing...

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Christ in Glory with Saints Celsus, Julian, Marcionilla and Basilissa (1736–1737) by Pompeo Batoni - Public Domain Catholic Painting

In the upper half of this oil study, Christ is depicted in glory surrounded by adoring angels. Looking up at him are four martyr saints: Saints Celsus, Marcionilla, Julian, and Basilissa. Pompeo Batoni made this sketch when he was only twenty-eight, in preparation for his first important commission in Rome....

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Pope Benedict XIV Presenting the Encyclical "Ex Omnibus" to the Comte de Stainville by Pompeo Girolamo Batoni (1757) - Public Domain Catholic Painting

In 1754, King Louis XV of France sent the comte de Stainville (later duc de Choiseul) to Rome to secure a decision from Pope Benedict XIV about disputes concerning the authority of the French courts, the Roman Catholic Church, and the Jansenists, a Catholic sect. The result was an encyclical,...

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