• The Last Supper by Cosimo Rosselli 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      In addition to the Last Supper, note the panels above with Gethsemane, the betrayal of Christ, and the crucifixion.
    • Prophet and Muse 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      Sistine ceiling by Michelangelo
    • The Sala Regia 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      Even the hallways of the Sala Regia are adorned with massive frescoes and baroque ornamentation. It was through these hallways that we were also taken by the Dutch papal sacristan, Archbishop van Lierde, who granted ...
    • The Sistine Chapel 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Lower range continued. The fresco by Botticelli, The Punishment of Korah, containing the Arch of Constantine in the background. On the right the Septizonium, still standing at the time of Botticelli.
    • The Sistine Chapel 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Inside the Sistine Chapel, the lower range of frescos. The fresco of the temptation of Christ painted by Botticelli contains the façade of the hospital of Santa Spirito.
    • The Sistine Chapel 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      On the ceiling cycle of prophets and sybils by Michelangelo is the prophet Ezekiel with the angel delivering God's word.
    • The Sistine Chapel 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The exterior of the Sistine chapel as seen from the Vatican gardens.
    • The Sistine Chapel 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Lower range continued. The fresco of The Last Supper, painted by Cosimo Rosselli, shows Christ's passion from the Garden of Gethsemane on the left, through the betrayal by Judas to the crucifixion on the right. All above ...
    • The Sistine Chapel 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Inside the Sistine Chapel, the lower range of frescos includes the Christ giving the keys to Peter by Perugino.
    • Sistine Chapel 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      As seen from near the Casina of Pius IV.
    • Sistine Chapel Exterior 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      The unimpressive exterior of the Sistine Chapel, begun in 1473 by Pope Sixtus IV.
    • The Temptation of Christ by Sandro Botticelli 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      Note Santa Spirito with the temptation of Christ atop the pediment