The Blessing of the New Cross

Book Title: Sacrarvm caeremoniarvm sive Ritvvm ecclesiasticorvm S. Rom. ecclesiae. : libri tres

Author: Patrizi Piccolomini, Agostino, ca. 1435-1496

Image Title: The Blessing of the New Cross

Description: This engraving illustrates the blessing of a new cross for a church. The bishop kneels before the cross, placed on the altar. The image is flanked by border containing angels, or putti, holding flowers.

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