Santo Spirito, Rome, 10 x 8 in., oil on linen
Santo Spirito, Rome, 10 x 8 in., oil on linen

The beautiful Santo Spirito in Sassia (Holy Spirit in Saxony) is a 12th-century  church in Rome. It stands in Borgo Santo Spirito, a street which got its name from the church. It was just a short distance from the Vatican and about a mile away  the apartment I had  in in Rome. The church stands on the site of King Ine of Wessex’s Schola Saxorum, or “Saxon School”, a charitable institution for Saxon pilgrims. It was rebuilt in the 12th century.

If you are interested in seeing artwork I have for sale or auction take a look at my small painting blog by clicking  here.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.