James Russel in St Peter's, Rome - 24 January, 1735

from Letters from a young painter abroad to his friends in England. Adorned with copper plates. Volume 2, page 67:

[Ceremonials for the interment of Princess Maria Clementina Sobieski]

On Monday the 24th, the Cardinal Archpriest, and the reverend Chapter of S. PETER'S, having caused an high tomb to be set in the middle of the chapel of the choir, in which the corpse was deposited, covered with the rich pall before mentioned, above which upon a cushion, were placed the mantle, &c. like those which were put in the coffin, a large canopy being over the tomb, the solemn Obsequies were there performed; high mass was sung by several choirs, and celebrated by the foresaid Patriarch of Jerusalem.

cite as

James Russel, Letters from a young painter abroad to his friends in England. Adorned with copper plates. Volume 2, volume 2 (London, 1750), p. 67. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1509103605461 accessed: 18 August, 2022

location of experience: St Peter's, Rome

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James Russel
Antiquary, Painter
17??-1763

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High Mass performed by Choirs

Experience Information

Date/Time 24 January, 1735
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 27 Oct 2017 12:26:45 +0100
Approved on Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:11:35 +0000