Rococo Paintings

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Study for the Assumption of the Virgin (1758) by Jean-Baptiste Deshays - Public Domain Catholic Painting

Study for the Assumption of the Virgin 1758 by Jean Baptiste Deshays Public Domain Cat0:00/0:481×Details: In this lively oil sketch, the Virgin Mary ascends into heaven from her tomb, carried by a swirl of angels. Jean-Baptiste Deshays made this work in preparation for a major altarpiece...

Sketch for "The Assumption of the Virgin" (1744) by Giovanni Battista Piazzetta - Public Domain Catholic Painting

Details: According to Roman Catholic theology, the Assumption is the movement of the Virgin Mary's body and soul into heaven. Thus the central figure of the Virgin dominates this scene of the Assumption, outstretching her arms and supported by two angels as she ascends into heaven. Below, saints...

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...

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....

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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