in Oxford Art Online
P ublished online January 2003 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); 19th-Century Art; Christian Art. 267 words.
(b Naples, Jan 23, 1812; d Rome, May 6, 1885).
Italian writer and Jesuit priest. Virtually self-taught, he had a vast and profound knowledge of Classical and Oriental...