Assumption of the Virgin [façade relief, Santa Maria dell’Umilta]
Vincenzo Felici (Italian sculptor, 1657-1715)
Detail, center bottom, angels raise the Virgin; In 1703 the façade of Santa Maria dell’Umilta was rebuilt by Carlo Fontana; this included the Felici relief. The facade was greatly altered when rebuilt in 1859 by Andrea Busiri Vici, architect of Pius IX; only the relief and flanking pilasters remain of Fontana's design.
Type of Workrelief (sculpture); tympanum
New Testament, saints, Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint, Baroque, Seventeenth century
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