The Bestowal of Apostolic Authority on the Abbot

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

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

Image Title: The Bestowal of Apostolic Authority on the Abbot

Description: This engraving illustrates the blessing of a monk as an abbot. The new abbot, now wearing vestments and cope, is examined by the bishop. The image is flanked by a border containing angels, or putti.

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