[Church of S. Clement (Rome, Italy), painting in the crypt, the legend of S. Alexis]
Lais, Filippo, active 1860-1892
San Clemente (Church : Rome, Italy)
Parker, John Henry, 1806-1884
[between 1868 and 1869]
1 photographic print ; 17 x 21 cm.
American Academy in Rome
Part of: Parker collection of classical and medieval art and architecture in Italy.
"Taken with magnesian light." See Parker, J.H., Catalogue, 1879, [pt. I], p. 76.
" ... The subject represented is part of the legend of S. Alexius or Alexis, who lived in the fifth century ... The Saint is represented in his pilgrim's garb, and his father, who is on horseback, is pointing to the family palace on the Aventine, from the balcony of which his forlon bride is looking out. In another part of picture, the Pope Boniface I, accompanied by his clergy, is visiting the dying pilgrim ..." See Parker, J.H., Catalogue, 1879, [pt. I], p. 76.
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