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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Rome, Lazio, Italyen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1642-1660 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorBorromini, Francescoen_US
dc.creatorAlexander VII, Popeen_US
dc.date1642-1660en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-04-26T19:46:31Z
dc.date.available2013-04-26T19:46:31Z
dc.date.issued1642-1660en_US
dc.identifier211596en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 31en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/119086
dc.descriptionClose view of stucco work around lantern, depicting a row of double winged cherubim; Sant'Ivo is the Church of the University of Rome. The emblematic meanings associated with the shapes found at Sant'Ivo have been the subject of much dispute. St Yves, patron saint of lawyers, seems to occupy a secondary position. Symbolism relating to wisdom, to the Temple of Solomon as the house of wisdom and to the traditional name of the university has a more important role. Borromini chose an original configuration for the ground-plan: a triangle with the apexes cut away in a concave curve, while the centers of the sides bulge out to form large semicircles. This plan soars upwards to the lantern with enormous momentum. Source: Grove Art Online; http://www.groveart.com/ (accessed 12/6/2007)en_US
dc.format.mediumstone; stuccoen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectallegoricalen_US
dc.subjectarchitectural exteriorsen_US
dc.subjectBaroqueen_US
dc.titleSant'Ivo alla Sapienzaen_US
dc.title.alternativeSant' Ivo alla Sapienzaen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A1-BF-SI-J5en_US
vra.culturalContextItalianen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypechurchen_US
dc.contributor.displayAlexander VII, Pope (Italian patron, 1599-1667); Francesco Borromini (Italian architect, 1599-1667)en_US


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