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Oratory of the Madonna dell’Orazione
Madonna of the Consolation
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Bologna, Italy

After 1591
Religious architecture (oratory)
Architects: Tommaso Martelli (end sixteenth-century) and Giuseppe Vaccaro (twentieth-century); painted decoration: pupils of Ludovico Carracci
This oratory was a place of prayer for people devoted to an old fresco representing the Virgin with Child. It was decorated in 1600 with frescoes representing the Passion of Christ, commissioned to the pupils of Ludovico Carracci.

Copyright images: Archivio fotografico della Soprintendenza per il Patrimonio storico artistico di Bologna, su concessione del Ministero per i Beni culturali.

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See also
Historical Cross Referencing
Historical and Artistic Introduction