Altar of the Holy Sacrament

Work Information
Creator: Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680)
Date: 1673-1674
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.

Available Views

Mid-0376
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Description: Overall view of the Altar and its niche, with Cortona's mosaic of the Holy Trinity, Bernini's Ciborium and Adoring Angel and partial view of Altar Rail
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mid-0377
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Description: Total view of the Ciborium
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mid-0378
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Description: central detail of the Ciborium, with lapis lazuli columns, lapis lazuli cross, and bronze "Cristo Vivo" by follower of Bernini
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mid-0378a
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Description: central detail of the Ciborium, w. lapis lazuli columns, lapis lazuli cross, and bronze "Cristo Vivo," closerview from the left
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mid-0378b
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Description: close view of "Cristo Vivo" on the lapis lazuli cross
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mid-0379
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Description: central detail of the Ciborium, with figures of Apostles above, and with Crucifix removed
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mvd-0648
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Description: horizontal view of the Altar, Angels and Ciborium
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mvd-0649
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Description: Christ the Redeemer: close frontal view of the figure
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mvd-0650
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Description: Christ the Redeemer: close right-profile view atop Ciborium
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mvd-0651
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Description: close central detail of the Ciborium, showing upper of the two doors, with pediment and figures
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mvd-0652
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Description: very close detail of the central pediment surmounted by female allegorical figures
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mvd-0653
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Description: very close detail of the lower door, with relief of the Chalice and Host
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mvd-0654
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Description: very close detail: column capital of the Ciborium
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mvd-0655
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Description: central view of Altar Rail, doors with palms and flames
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mvd-0656
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Description: right detail of Altar Rail: colored marble balustrade
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mvd-0657
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Description: Figures of Apostles atop the Ciborium: Holy Spirit and first three Apostles to the right
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mvd-0658
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Description: Figures of Apostles atop the Ciborium: Holy Spirit and St. Paul, first Apostle on the right
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mvd-0659
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Description: Figures of Apostles atop the Ciborium: second Apostle on right: St. James
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mvd-0660
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Description: Figures of Apostles atop the Ciborium: St. James and the next Apostle on the right (note: arrangement of Apostles changed in 1980)
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mvd-0661
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Description: Figures of Apostles atop the Ciborium: Apostle now occupying second position on the right
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mvd-0662
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Description: Figures of Apostles atop the Ciborium: another Apostle on the right
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mvd-0663
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Description: Figures of Apostles atop the Ciborium: Holy Spirit and first Apostle on the left, St. Peter
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mvd-0664
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Description: Figures of Apostles atop the Ciborium: St.Peter, frontal view
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mvd-0665
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Description: Figures of Apostles atop the Ciborium: St.Peter, right profile view
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mvd-0666
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Description: Figures of Apostles atop the Ciborium: St.John, second figure on left, with architecture
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mvd-0667
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Description: Figures of Apostles atop the Ciborium: St.John, closer frontal view
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mvd-0668
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Description: Figures of Apostles atop the Ciborium: St.John, frontal view under different light
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mvd-0669
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Description: Figures of Apostles atop the Ciborium: third Apostle on the left
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mvd-0670
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Description: Figures of Apostles atop the Ciborium: fourth Apostle on the left
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Mvd-0671
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Description: Figures of Apostles atop the Ciborium: Saints John and Peter, seen from the right
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft