The Dedication or Consecration of a Church

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

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

Image Title: The Dedication or Consecration of a Church

Description: This engraving illustrates the dedication or consecration of a church. The bishop consecrates the altar with incense, swinging the censer in the sign of the cross over its middle and four corners. The image is flanked by a border containing angels, or putti, holding flowers.

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