Altars, Chapels, and Art in the Pantheon in Rome

The Pantheon in Rome, Italy houses several altars and a number of paintings.  Behind the high altar there is a copy of a 13th century icon of the Madonna.  The altarpiece in the Chapel of the Madonna of Mercy is a 15th century painting of The Madonna of Mercy between St. Francis and St. John the Baptist.  Still another chapel holds a sculpture of St. Joseph and the Holy Child by Vincenzo de Rossi.  In one of the niches between the chapels, is a crumbling 15th century fresco of the Coronation of the Virgin.

The High Altar in the Pantheon

The High Altar in the Pantheon

SOURCE:  The High Altar in the Pantheon (Rome, Lazio, Italy); photographed by Stephen J. Danko on 12 August 2011.

The Chapel of the Madonna of Mercy

The Chapel of the Madonna of Mercy

SOURCE:  The Chapel of the Madonna of Mercy (Rome, Lazio, Italy); photographed by Stephen J. Danko on 12 August 2011.

St. Joseph and the Holy Child

St. Joseph and the Holy Child

SOURCE:  St. Joseph and the Holy Child (Rome, Lazio, Italy); photographed by Stephen J. Danko on 12 August 2011.

Coronation of the Virgin

Coronation of the Virgin

SOURCE:  Coronation of the Virgin (Rome, Lazio, Italy); photographed by Stephen J. Danko on 12 August 2011.

Copyright © 2011 by Stephen J. Danko

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