poor impugned precursor to ours, beckons from the papal South to be reconsidered vis-a-vis its stuccoes. Here Pietro da Cortona's monochrome Church of Saints Luca and Martina, still standing amidst the earlier, later better prized, Forum chunks, with its reembellished cupola of Roman Enlightenment, wowing the unpious and historically jolted before the remains of Martina, patron saint of painting, unveil themselves as chromatic implosion in the catacomblike spaces of the crypt below.