Ghigo Roli photographer


Padua

Views, works of art and monuments of Padua: Piazza dei Signori and Piazza dei Frutti, Palazzo della Ragione and the Pontifical Ambrosian Library, the world's oldest university Botanical Garden and the modern Biodiversity Garden. A particular focus on the 16th century frescoes by Tiziano Vecellio, Giovanni Antonio Corona and Bartolomeo Montagna in the Basilica of Sant'Antonio or del Santo.

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  Padova, the Botanical Garden, the Garden of Biodiversity, interior of the big greenhouse: a collection of succulent plants.

Padova, the Botanical Garden, the Garden of Biodiversity,...

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  Padova, the Botanical Garden, the Garden of Biodiversity, interior of the big greenhouse: a collection of succulent plants.

Padova, the Botanical Garden, the Garden of Biodiversity,...

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  Padova, the Botanical Garden, the Garden of Biodiversity, interior of the big greenhouse: mamillaria.

Padova, the Botanical Garden, the Garden of Biodiversity,...

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  Padova, the Botanical Garden, the Garden of Biodiversity, interior of the big greenhouse: a detail of one of the biomes (arid zone).

Padova, the Botanical Garden, the Garden of Biodiversity,...

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  Padova, the Botanical Garden, the Garden of Biodiversity, interior of the big greenhouse: a detail of one of the biomes.

Padova, the Botanical Garden, the Garden of Biodiversity,...

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  Padova, the Botanical Garden, the Garden of Biodiversity, interior of the big greenhouse: a detail of one of the biomes.

Padova, the Botanical Garden, the Garden of Biodiversity,...

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  Padova, the Botanical Garden, the Garden of Biodiversity, interior of the big greenhouse: a detail of one of the biomes.

Padova, the Botanical Garden, the Garden of Biodiversity,...

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  Padova, the Botanical Garden, the Garden of Biodiversity, interior of the big greenhouse: a detail of one of the biomes.

Padova, the Botanical Garden, the Garden of Biodiversity,...

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  Padova, the Botanical Garden: the big greenhouse of the Garden of Biodiversity.  In the background, the Basilica of St. Giustina.

Padova, the Botanical Garden: the big greenhouse of the Ga...

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  Padova, the Botanical Garden: the big greenhouse of the Garden of Biodiversity.  I

Padova, the Botanical Garden: the big greenhouse of the Ga...

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  Padova, the Botanical Garden: the big greenhouse of the Garden of Biodiversity.  I

Padova, the Botanical Garden: the big greenhouse of the Ga...

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  Padova, the Botanical Garden: the big greenhouse of the Garden of Biodiversity.  In the background, the Basilica of St. Giustina.

Padova, the Botanical Garden: the big greenhouse of the Ga...

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  Padova, the Botanical Garden: the big greenhouse of the Garden of Biodiversity.  I

Padova, the Botanical Garden: the big greenhouse of the Ga...

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  Padova, the Botanical Garden: the big greenhouse of the Garden of Biodiversity.  In the background, the Basilica of St. Giustina.

Padova, the Botanical Garden: the big greenhouse of the Ga...

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  Padova, the Botanical Garden: the big greenhouse of the Garden of Biodiversity.  In the background, the Basilica of St. Giustina.

Padova, the Botanical Garden: the big greenhouse of the Ga...

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  Padova, the Botanical Garden: the Goethe's Palm. It is a Chamaerops humilis L., that is a Mediterranean dwarf palm or dwarf fan palm which was planted in 1585 and mention by Goethe in some texts.

Padova, the Botanical Garden: the Goethe's Palm. It is a C...

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  Padova, the Botanical Garden: a detail of the garden with a blossomed Magnolia stellata Maxim.

Padova, the Botanical Garden: a detail of the garden with...

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  Padova, the Botanical Garden: plants  in the tropical greenhouse.

Padova, the Botanical Garden: plants in the tropical gree...

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  Padova, the Botanical Garden: the Hortus Cinctus.

Padova, the Botanical Garden: the Hortus Cinctus.

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  Padova, the Botanical Garden: partial view of  the Hortus Cinctus.

Padova, the Botanical Garden: partial view of the Hortus...

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  Padova, the Botanical Garden: view of the Hortus Cinctus.

Padova, the Botanical Garden: view of the Hortus Cinctus.

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  Padova, the Botanical Garden: view of the Hortus Cinctus.

Padova, the Botanical Garden: view of the Hortus Cinctus.

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  Padova, the Botanical Garden: Maria Cristina Villani, botanist, in the tropical greenhouse.

Padova, the Botanical Garden: Maria Cristina Villani, bota...

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  Padova, the Botanical Garden: Maria Cristina Villani, botanist, in the tropical greenhouse.

Padova, the Botanical Garden: Maria Cristina Villani, bota...

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  Scallops au gratin with porcino mushrooms.

Scallops au gratin with porcino mushrooms.

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  Padua: night view of Prato della Valle square. In the background, the abbey of St. Giustina.

Padua: night view of Prato della Valle square. In the back...

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  Padua: night view of S. Gregorio Barbarigo street in the historic town centre.

Padua: night view of S. Gregorio Barbarigo street in the h...

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  Padua, historic town centre: people sitting on a bench under a blossomed tree.

Padua, historic town centre: people sitting on a bench und...

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  Padua, University, Palazzo Bo: the Atrium of Heroes ( dedicated to students fallen in the wars from 1848 to 1866, and  fallen during the Italian Resistance Movement). There is a  statue (1946-1947) by Arturo Martini representing Palinuro, the helmsman of Aeneas, who died in view of Italy.The design of the stair and the decoration of the walls are by Gio Ponti. The frescoes "The humanity and culture" (1941) depict  the birth and development of humanity, culture and sciences.

Padua, University, Palazzo Bo: the Atrium of Heroes ( dedi...

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  Padua, Piazza delle Erbe: different kinds of rice sold at one of the market stands.

Padua, Piazza delle Erbe: different kinds of rice sold at...

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  Padua, Piazza delle Erbe: fruit and vegetables (artichokes, asparagus, etc) sold at one of the market stands.

Padua, Piazza delle Erbe: fruit and vegetables (artichokes...

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  Padua, piazza delle Frutta or dei Frutti, corridor of the food market: the stall of Borsetto Delicatessen.

Padua, piazza delle Frutta or dei Frutti, corridor of the...

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Padua, Palazzo della Ragione : the "Salone" (about 80 meters long and 27 meters wide)  is covered by a wooden structure almost 40 meters high. The wooden horse was donated to the City by the family Capodilista  in 1837. The horse had been made for a tournament in 1466. The frescoes were painted by John Miretto and by an unknown artist from Ferrara in the first half of the fifteenth century . The themes are the Zodiac, the trades of the year. There are also frescoes about religious themes.

Padua, Palazzo della Ragione : the "Salone" (about 80 meters...

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  Padua, Piazza delle Erbe: night partial view of Palazzo della Ragione.

Padua, Piazza delle Erbe: night partial view of Palazzo de...

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  Padua, Piazza delle Erbe: night partial view of Palazzo della Ragione.

Padua, Piazza delle Erbe: night partial view of Palazzo de...

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  Padua, Piazza dei Signori or Piazza della Signoria: night view with people sitting at bar tables. In the background, the Church of St. Clemente. You can also distinguish a partial view of Palazzo della Ragione.

Padua, Piazza dei Signori or Piazza della Signoria: night...

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  Padua, Piazza dei Signori or Piazza della Signoria: night view with people sitting at bar tables. In the background, the Church of St. Clemente. You can also distinguish a partial view of Palazzo della Ragione.

Padua, Piazza dei Signori or Piazza della Signoria: night...

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Basilica of S. Giustina, Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament: the basin of the apse and the vault. In the apsidal basin: "God among angels and apostles",  the basin of the apse takes light from an opening hidden behind one of the figures It is an  extraordinary scenographic effect,which is typical of the Baroque. In the vault, "Apostles in adoration of the Eucharist and Trinity". Frescoes by Sebastiano Ricci.

Basilica of S. Giustina, Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament: th...

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Antoniana Pontifical Library: view of the hall with a globe, bookcases and pieces of furnitures showing illuminated choir books.

Antoniana Pontifical Library: view of the hall with a globe,...

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Antoniana Pontifical Library: view of the hall with bookcases and pieces of furnitures showing illuminated choir books.

Antoniana Pontifical Library: view of the hall with bookcase...

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Antoniana Pontifical Library: view of the hall with a globe, bookcases and pieces of furnitures showing illuminated choir books.

Antoniana Pontifical Library: view of the hall with a globe,...

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Antoniana Pontifical Library, the hall:the ceiling is characterized by the fresco of the "Allegory of the Faith", or "The Immaculate in Glory between Franciscan Saints" (Bernardino da Siena, Bonaventura, the Blessed Giovanni Duns Scotus, Antonio da Padova), by Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini. The architectural perspectives are attributed to  Pierfrancesco Fochi, 1702.

Antoniana Pontifical Library, the hall:the ceiling is charac...

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Antoniana Pontifical Library: the hall. The ceiling is characterized by the fresco of the "Allegory of the Faith", or "The Immaculate in Glory between Franciscan Saints" (Bernardino da Siena, Bonaventura, the Blessed Giovanni Duns Scotus, Antonio da Padova), by Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini and / or  Pierfrancesco Fochi, 1702.

Antoniana Pontifical Library: the hall. The ceiling is chara...

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Antoniana Pontifical Library: the hall. The ceiling is characterized by the fresco of the "Allegory of the Faith", or "The Immaculate in Glory between Franciscan Saints" (Bernardino da Siena, Bonaventura, the Blessed Giovanni Duns Scotus, Antonio da Padova), by Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini and / or  Pierfrancesco Fochi, 1702.

Antoniana Pontifical Library: the hall. The ceiling is chara...

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 Modena, Galleria Estense: "St. Anthony of Padua ", by Cosmè Tura (1430-1490). Oil and tempera panel , cm 178 x 80. Detail.

Modena, Galleria Estense: "St. Anthony of Padua ", by Cosmè...

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 Modena, Galleria Estense: "St. Anthony of Padua ", by Cosmè Tura (1430-1490). Oil and tempera panel , cm 178 x 80.

Modena, Galleria Estense: "St. Anthony of Padua ", by Cosmè...

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  Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del Santo (School of the Saint), Salon: detail of "St. Anthony reattaches the foot to a young man",  fresco by Tiziano Vecellio.

Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del...

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  Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del Santo (School of the Saint), Salon: "St. Anthony reattaches the foot to a young man",  fresco by Tiziano Vecellio.

Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del...

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  Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del Santo (School of the Saint), Salon: "St. Anthony heals the woman stabbed by her husband" , fresco by Tiziano Vecellio.

Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del...

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  Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del Santo (School of the Saint), Salon: "St. Anthony heals the woman stabbed by her husband" , fresco by Tiziano Vecellio.

Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del...

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  Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del Santo (School of the Saint), Salon: detail of  "St. Anthony arrives in Padua, where he restores peace between the citizens with the strength and sweetness of his preaching", fresco by Giovanni Antonio Corona, 1509.

Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del...

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  Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del Santo (School of the Saint), Salon: detail of  "St. Anthony arrives in Padua, where he restores peace between the citizens with the strength and sweetness of his preaching", fresco by Giovanni Antonio Corona, 1509.

Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del...

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  Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del Santo (School of the Saint), Salon: "St. Anthony arrives in Padua, where he restores peace between the citizens with the strength and sweetness of his preaching", fresco by Giovanni Antonio Corona, 1509.

Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del...

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  Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del Santo (School of the Saint), Salon: detail of "St. Anthony faces  the tyrant Ezzelino in Verona", fresco by Giovanni Antonio Corona, 1510-1511.

Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del...

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  Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del Santo (School of the Saint), Salon: "St. Anthony faces  the tyrant Ezzelino in Verona", fresco by Giovanni Antonio Corona, 1510-1511.

Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del...

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  Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del Santo (School of the Saint), Salon: "The Miracle of the Glass", fresco by Girolamo Tessari, known as Girolamo Dal Santo, 1511.

Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del...

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  Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del Santo (School of the Saint), Salon: "The Miracle of the Glass", fresco by Girolamo Tessari, known as Girolamo Dal Santo, 1511.

Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del...

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  Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del Santo (School of the Saint), Salon: "Cardinal Guido of Monfort opens the ark of the Saint (1350)", detail of the fresco by Bartolomeo Montagna, 1512. The man with the fur-lined cloak, facing the cardinal, is probably  Jacopo II da Carrara;  the woman in the foreground on the right is his wife Constance.

Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del...

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  Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del Santo (School of the Saint), Salon: "Cardinal Guido of Monfort opens the ark of the Saint (1350)", fresco by Bartolomeo Montagna, 1512. The man with the fur-lined cloak, facing the cardinal, is probably  Jacopo II da Carrara;  the woman in the foreground on the right is his wife Constance.

Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del...

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  Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del Santo (School of the Saint), Salon: "St. Anthony's Death", fresco by Girolamo Tessari, known as Girolamo Dal Santo, 1513.

Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del...

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  Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del Santo (School of the Saint), Salon: "The Saint appears to the blew wed Luca Belludi and predicts the liberation of Padua", 1510.

Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del...

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  Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del Santo (School of the Saint), Salon,  the northern wall: - "The miracle of the mule," fresco by Girolamo Tessari, known as Girolamo Dal Santo, 1515

Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del...

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  Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del Santo (School of the Saint), Salon,  the northern wall: - "The miracle of the mule," fresco by Girolamo Tessari, known as Girolamo Dal Santo, 1515

Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del...

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  Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del Santo (School of the Saint), Salon, the northern wall:- "The heart of the miser in the casket," by Francesco Vecellio, 1512

Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del...

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  Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del Santo (School of the Saint), Salon, the northern wall: detail of - "The baby proclaims the innocence of the mother", fresco by Tiziano Vecellio, 1511.

Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del...

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  Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del Santo (School of the Saint), Salon, the northern wall: detail of - "The baby proclaims the innocence of the mother", fresco by Tiziano Vecellio, 1511.

Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del...

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  Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del Santo (School of the Saint), Salon, the northern wall: - "The baby proclaims the innocence of the mother", fresco by Tiziano Vecellio, 1511.

Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del...

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  Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del Santo (School of the Saint), Salon, the northern wall: - "The baby proclaims the innocence of the mother", fresco by Tiziano Vecellio, 1511.

Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del...

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  Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del Santo (School of the Saint), Salon:  view of the eastern wall and part of the southern one.

Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del...

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  Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del Santo (School of the Saint), Salon:  view of the northern wall. From the left, frescoes:- "The miracle of the mule," by Girolamo Tessari, known as Girolamo Dal Santo, 1515- "The heart of the miser in the casket," by Francesco Vecellio, 1512- "The baby proclaims the innocence of the mother", Tiziano Vecellio, 1511.

Padua, Basilica di St Anthony or of the Saint, Scuola del...

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  Padua, Palazzo della Ragione: the external loggia.

Padua, Palazzo della Ragione: the external loggia.

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Piazza del Santo, veduta della Basilica di S. Antonio. In primo piano: Donatello (1453), monumento equestre di Erasmo da Narni " Il Gattamelata".

Piazza del Santo, veduta della Basilica di S. Antonio. In pr...

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  Padua, Piazza del Santo: view of the Basilica of St. Anthony or Basilica of the Saint. In the foreground, the equestrian statue representing Erasmo da Narni,  known as "Gattamelata", by Donatello (1453).

Padua, Piazza del Santo: view of the Basilica of St. Antho...

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Piazza del Santo, veduta della Basilica di S. Antonio. In primo piano: Donatello (1453), monumento equestre di Erasmo da Narni " Il Gattamelata".

Piazza del Santo, veduta della Basilica di S. Antonio. In pr...

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  Padua, Piazza del Santo: partial view of the Basilica of St. Anthony or Basilica of the Saint. In the foreground, the equestrian statue representing Erasmo da Narni,  known as "Gattamelata", by Donatello (1453).

Padua, Piazza del Santo: partial view of the Basilica of S...

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Piazza del Santo, veduta della Basilica di S. Antonio. In primo piano: Donatello (1453), monumento equestre di Erasmo da Narni " Il Gattamelata".

Piazza del Santo, veduta della Basilica di S. Antonio. In pr...

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  Padua, Piazza del Santo: view of the Basilica of St. Anthony or Basilica of the Saint. In the foreground, the equestrian statue representing Erasmo da Narni,  known as "Gattamelata", by Donatello (1453).

Padua, Piazza del Santo: view of the Basilica of St. Antho...