Prints start at $24.00

Looking for vibrant artwork that isn’t mass produced? The prints you’ll find here are often colorful and always memorable. Let your neighbors buy ordinary art while you choose to express your individual style.

Each print is individually made to your order and available in a range of sizes and formats. Choose from prints to frame locally or ready to hang framed wall art, canvas prints and more.

About This Image:

The unassuming Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini is probably well known to many have been to Rome. It’s the church with the famous bone crypt. That crypt decorated with the bones of Capuchin monks is said to have inspired many similar ossuaries in Europe. And it’s a strangely artistic use of the mortal remains of so many anonymous monks from the passing centuries since the Capuchin monks built their church.

I visited the church of the Capuchin Monks on a cold winter day in January several years ago. I was the only tourist inside the 17th century church that morning, a unique if eerie opportunity to wander in the bone crypt on my lonesome. The church itself, though, is the subject of this Rome print. There was something about the simple architecture that spoke to me. I loved that it felt like it reflected a side of Rome beyond the elaborate baroque of so many of the well-known churches of Rome. Ironically as near as I can find, the church is actually of the baroque period. Apparently the Capuchin Monks being an order devoted to poverty have one of the simplest baroque churches you’re likely to find. And if you look closely you do see some small baroque touches here and there.

This print is based on a photo I took after my visit to the bone crypt. As I prepared to leave, the bright sun-soaked facade of the Capuchin Monks church called to me. It was such a simple but beautiful moment on the streets of Rome. Check out the handful of people waiting for a bus at the foot of the church steps. This print just has a very everyday Roman winter feel to it. Clear skies but the bare tree limbs reaching into the blue show it is clearly winter.

And to think beneath this beautiful sunny day is a strangely-fascinating crypt. I think that’s what speaks to me about old European cities. There’s so much history in those streets that the surface never tells the whole story. There’s a magic to that mystery in Rome.

Have you visited the church of the Capuchin Monks in Rome? Or does this print simply speak to you of the beautiful light on a winter day in Rome? I hope you might take a moment to share your thoughts on what speaks to you most in this Rome print!

Your Recently Viewed Prints


    There are no print reviews or comments yet.

    Be the first to review or comment on “Church of The Capuchin Monks – Rome Art Prints”

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    Messages From Past Customers

    Support Small!

    Unlike a purchase from a big box store, your print purchase from this site directly supports this artist. Thank you for making a difference!

    Returns are very rare, but rest assured that every print you order comes with an easy 30 day return policy.

    Read more about it here.

    Did I miss something you need to know before ordering your art print?

    If so, please don’t hesitate to send a message to me!

    Mark Tisdale in A British Phone Booth

    About Me

    I’m Mark Tisdale, a Georgia artist whose journey started with a love of travel and a desire to capture the beautiful places I saw. It’s a path that has changed my life in ways I never would have imagined. I feel quite fortunate to spend my days doing something I love. I have been working as an artist for over a decade and I have supported myself as a full time artist for eight years and counting.

    If you have any questions about my artwork or if you’re looking for a specific print, please send me a message with your questions, art requests, or comments.

    Stay In Touch!

    Join Mark’s mailing list to hear about featured art and special news from the artist.

    Your information will never be shared or sold.

    Every message sent will include an option to unsubscribe.