Cecilia

Santa Cecilia

1600

Why is it canonical?

This surprising and discomfiting work shows Santa Cecilia in her death, her lifeless body draped over a slab. The poignancy of the details (a cut on her neck, her dress pulled between her knees) is characteristically Baroque.

Creators

Stefano Maderno

Locations

Italy Rome

Periods

Baroque

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Cecilia

Stefano Maderno, Santa Cecilia

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