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The Spiritual Exercises in the Art of the Vatican

SessionDateSubjectsSuggested Reading
1January 7Introduction & First PrincipleHaydu, pp 1 – 37
2January 21Week 1: SinHaydu, pp. 38 – 51, 58 – 71
3February 4Week 1: ForgivenessHaydu, pp. 52 – 57, 72 – 78
4February 18Week 2: Early Life of ChristHaydu, pp. 79 – 114, 120 – 125
5March 3Week 2: Public Life of ChristHaydu, pp. 115 – 119, 126 – 137
6March 24Week 3: Passion & DeathHaydu, pp. 138 – 180
7April 14Week 4: ResurrectionHaydu, pp. 181 – 202
8[April 28][Make up day] 

 

Session 5 — Second Week — The Public Life
Pray over before March 24

Domenico Ghirlandaio, Vocation of the Apostles (1481-1482),
fresco, 137 × 220 inches, Sistine Chapel, Rome.

Domenico Ghirlandaio, detail from Vocation of the Apostles (1481-1482),
fresco, Sistine Chapel, Rome.

+Cosimo Rosselli, The Sermon on the Mount and Healing of the Leper (1481-1482),
fresco, 137.4 x 224.4 inches, Sistine Chapel.

+Cosimo Rosselli, detail from The Sermon on the Mount and Healing of the Leper (1481-1482),
fresco, Sistine Chapel.

Unknown, Christ Healing Woman with an Issue of Blood (325-350),
detail of a marble sarcophagus from the Calixtus Cemetery, Pio-Christian Museum.

Unknown artist, Christ Healing the Blind Man (c. 310-320),
detail of the marble Sarcophagus of Sabinus, Pio-Christian Museum.
[This is not the Dogmatic Sarcophagus for which see here.]

+Unknown artist, Cana, the Blind Man, Multiplication of Loaves, & the Resurrection of Lazarus (c. 310-320), detail of the marble Sarcophagus of Sabinus, Pio-Christian Museum., Pio-Christian Museum.

Raffaello Sanzio, detail from The Transfiguration (1516-1520),
tempera grassa on wood, Pinacoteca, Room VIII.

+Cenni di Francesco, Scene from the Life of Mary Magdalene: At the House of the Pharisee (1370-1375), tempera on wood panel, 9.3 x 12.2 inches, Pinocoteca Room II.

+Giorgio de Chirico, Christ and the Storm (1945),
oil on canvas, Collection of Contemporary Art.

+Francesco Berretta & Guido Ubaldo Abbatini, Baroque copy of Bondone’s Navicella (1628/1649),
oil on canvas, 24.3 x 32.5 feet, Fabbrica di San Pietro, Rome.

+Giotto di Bondone, Navicella (or St. Peter walking on the Sea of Galilee) (1298, heavily reconstructed in 1675),
mosaic, original size: 31 × 43 feet, St. Peter’s Basilica.

+Pietro Perugino, Christ Giving the Keys to St. Peter (1481–1482),
fresco, 130 × 220 inches, Sistine Chapel.

+ Luca di Tommè, The Raising of Lazarus (before 1362),
oil on wood panel, 20.5 x 15.4 inches, Pinacoteca, Room II.

Session 6 — Third Week — The Passion and Death of Jesus
Review, if you wish, before March 24

Pseudo Domenico di Michelino, The Triumphant Entry into Jerusalem (15th century),
tempera on wood panel, 9.25 x 19.3 inches, Pinacoteca, Room III.

Cosimo Rosselli, The Last Supper (1481-1482),
fresco, 137 × 220 inches, Sistine Chapel.

Giovanni di Paolo di Grazia, Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane (between 1430 and 1435),
tempera on wood, 11.4 x 11.8 inches, Pinacoteca, Room II.

Maestro del Crossifisso di Trevi, The Kiss of Judas (ca. 1320-1330),
tempera and gold on wood panel, 13.3 x 13.5 inches, Pinacoteca, Room II.

+Pietro Lorenzetti, Christ before Pilate (ca. 1330),
tempera on wood panel, 14.8 x 10.9 inches, Pinacoteca, Room II.

Maestro del Crossifisso di Trevi, The Flagellation (ca. 1320-1330),
tempera and gold on wood panel, 14 x 13.4 inches, Pinacoteca, Room II.

Maestro di Fossa, Stories of the Passion (ca. 1340),
egg tempera on wood, Vatican Museums.

+Georges Rouault, Ecce Homo (1952),
oil on plywood, 19.7 x 17.7 inches, Collection of Contemporary Art.

+Marco Palmezzano, Christ Carrying the Cross (1535),
oil on wood, 21.3 x 16.7 inches, Pinacoteca, Room IV.

+Graham Sutherland, Study for Crucifixion (1947),
oil on Masonite, 38.2 x 46.5 inches, Collection of Modern Religious Art.

+Masimo da Panicale (Tommaso di Cristoforo Fini), Crucifixion (1428-1431),
oil on wood panel, 20.9 x 12.4 inches, Pinacoteca, Room II.

+Fausto Pirandello, Crucifixion (1934),
oil on paper, 39.4 x 27.6 inches, Collection of Contemporary Art.

Michelangelo Merisi (Caravaggio), Deposition (circa1600-1604),
oil on canvas, 118.1 x 79.9 inches, Pinacoteca, Room XII.

+Michelangelo Buonarroti, Pietà (1498–1499),
sculpture in Carrara marble, 68.5 × 76.8 inches, St. Peter’s Basilica.

+Giovanni Di Paolo, Lamentation over the Dead Christ (1430),
tempera on wood, 11.4 x 11.8 inches, Pinacoteca, Room II.

+Master of the Trevi Crucifix, Deposition from The Life of Christ (1320-1330),
tempera on wood panel, 14.4 x 13.7 inches, Pinacoteca, Room II.

+Workshop of Allegretto Nuzi, Dead Christ (ca. 1365),
tempera on wood panel, 13.6 x 7.8 inches, Pinacoteca, Room I.

Session 7 – Fourth Week – Resurrection
Review, if you wish, before April 14

+Unknown Greek icon painter, The Resurrection of Christ (Anastasis) (1675-1700),
tempera on linen and wood, 9.5 x 7.1 inches, Pinacoteca, Room XVIII.

Bernadino di Betto (Pinturicchio), Resurrection (second half of 15th century),
fresco, Borgia Apartments, Apostolic Palace.

+Workshop of Pieter van Aelst, detail of The Resurrection of Christ (1524-31),
tapestry in silk and wool, with silver-gilt threads based on a cartoon by the school of Raphael, Gallery of Tapestries.

+Master of the Trevi Crucifix, Resurrection from The Life of Christ (1320-1330),
tempera on wood panel, 13.4 x 13.2 inches, Pinacoteca, Room II.

+Master of the Misericordia and Agnolo Gaddi, Resurrection (1390-1395),
tempera and gold on wood panel, 15 x 10.3 inches, Pinacoteca, Room II.

+Unknown Italian Master (active mid-14th century in Rimini), detail of Crucifixion with Saints and Noli Me Tangere (ca. 1350), tempera and gold on wood, 22 x 14.9 inches, Pinacoteca, Room II.

+Cenni di Francesco, Noli Me Tangere (1370-1375),
tempera on wood panel, 9.3 x 13.4 inches, Pinacoteca, Room II.

Workshop of Pieter van Aelst, Jesus at Emmaus (ca. 1525-1531),
tapestry from a cartoon by Raphael Sanzio, Pinacoteca, Room VII.

Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri), The Incredulity of St. Thomas (ca. 1621),
oil on canvas, 45.5 × 56.1 inches, Pinacoteca, Room XII.

+Workshop of Pieter van Aelst, The Ascension of Christ (1524-31),
tapestry in silk and wool, with silver-gilt threads based on a cartoon by the school of Raphael, Gallery of Tapestries.

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