Funerary Monument to Pope Clement VIII
The grand funerary monument to Pope Clement VIII (r. 1592-1605) stands in the
Cappella Paolina (Pauline Chapel) in the church of Santa Maria Maggiore. The chapel was designed by Flaminio Ponzio (1560-1613) for Pope Paul V (r. 1605-21), who was a member of the wealthy Borghese family.
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My name is David Lown and I am an art historian from Cambridge, England. Since 2001 I have lived in Italy, where I run private walking tours of Rome.
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