Church of the Gesù  

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Il Sacro Cuore, Church of the Gesù, Rome by Pompeo Batoni
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Il Sacro Cuore, Church of the Gesù, Rome by Pompeo Batoni

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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The Church of the Gesù is the mother church of the Society of Jesus, a Roman Catholic religious order also known as the Jesuits. Its facade is "the first truly baroque façade", introducing the baroque style into architecture.



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