Other pictures are scattered about in the churches, monasteries and private palaces.
Eight monasteries were expropriated to make room for the chief state departments, pending the construction of more suitable edifices.
They still contain many old and valuable ecclesiastical objects of art, although a great part has been removed to the various monasteries in Moldavia.
Of these, 126 monasteries and 90 convents were situated in the city, 51 monasteries and 22 convents in the suburbicariates.
But it was no more a chantry than the other colleges, all of which, like the monasteries and collegiate churches, were to pray for their founders' and other specified souls.