The bell tower of the 19th century church of Sacro Cuore del Gesù al Castro Pretorio, which stands within the shadow of Rome's main railway station, is crowned with a colossal gilded, bronze statue of Christ the Redeemer, the work of Raffaello Politi (1783-1865).
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 and
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