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Christian religious art

Fesch Art Museum in Ajaccio, Corsica

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Service Description

It was about educating and making an impression especially on simple-minded people. The discovery of iconography in the Primitive Department illustrates the didactic part of pictorial art. Biblical-themed paintings in the 17th and 18th centuries with heavy ornaments, lush colors, play of light and shadow, with its accents of movement, intense expressions of feelings and suffering will spark a revival of religious fervor as required by the Counter-Reformation and the Council of Trent.

Contact Details


29 Rue Cardinal Fesch, Ajaccio, France

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