Consecration of a Bishop

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

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

Image Title: Consecration of a Bishop

Description: This engraving illustrates the consecration of a new bishop. The newly consecrated bishop, wearing his miter and holding his staff, kneels before the presiding bishop, who blesses him again. The image is flanked by a border containing angels, or putti, standing over eagles and holding snakes.

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