Ghigo Roli photographer


Perspectives

The representation of perspective space in art. Painted architectures, trompe-l'oeil, anamorphosis, "sfondato" and other virtuous illusions in painting from antiquity to the present day. Frescoes by Bergamasco, Tiepolo, Veronese, Andrea Pozzo, Carlo Santner, Giovan Battista Carlone, Andrea Ansaldo, Valerio Castello, Baldassarre Peruzzi and many others.

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Genoa, Palazzo Carrega-Cataldi (former Palazzo Tobia Pallavicini): the Chapel, with Rococo frescoes by Lorenzo De Ferrari (1740-44) and "the Virgin Mary with the Baby", marble statue by Pierre Puget.World Heritage UNESCO.

Genoa, Palazzo Carrega-Cataldi (former Palazzo Tobia Pallavi...

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Genoa, Palazzo Carrega-Cataldi (former Palazzo Tobia Pallavicini): the Gallery, with Rococo frescoes by Lorenzo De Ferrari (1740-44). In the vault: the Olympus. In the lunettes and in the tondos: the stories of Aeneas.World Heritage UNESCO.

Genoa, Palazzo Carrega-Cataldi (former Palazzo Tobia Pallavi...

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Genoa, Palazzo Carrega-Cataldi (former Palazzo Tobia Pallavicini): the Gallery, with Rococo frescoes by Lorenzo De Ferrari (1740-44). Detail of the plaster with two women (one is the Prudence).World Heritage UNESCO.

Genoa, Palazzo Carrega-Cataldi (former Palazzo Tobia Pallavi...

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Genoa, Palazzo Carrega-Cataldi (former Palazzo Tobia Pallavicini): the Gallery, with Rococo frescoes by Lorenzo De Ferrari (1740-44). In the lunettes: the stories of Aeneas. Detail of a lunette with "Aeneas picking up the sacred olive tree."World Heritage UNESCO.

Genoa, Palazzo Carrega-Cataldi (former Palazzo Tobia Pallavi...

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Genoa, Palazzo Carrega-Cataldi (former Palazzo Tobia Pallavicini): the Gallery, with Rococo frescoes by Lorenzo De Ferrari (1740-44). In the lunettes: the stories of Aeneas. Detail of a lunette with "Aeneas disembarking at the mouth of Tiber river."World Heritage UNESCO.

Genoa, Palazzo Carrega-Cataldi (former Palazzo Tobia Pallavi...

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Genoa, Palazzo Carrega-Cataldi (former Palazzo Tobia Pallavicini): the Gallery, with Rococo frescoes by Lorenzo De Ferrari (1740-44). Detail of the vault: the Olympus. World Heritage UNESCO.

Genoa, Palazzo Carrega-Cataldi (former Palazzo Tobia Pallavi...

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Genoa, Palazzo Carrega-Cataldi (former Palazzo Tobia Pallavicini): the Gallery, with Rococo frescoes by Lorenzo De Ferrari (1740-44). In the vault: the Olympus. In the lunettes: the stories of Aeneas.World Heritage Unesco.

Genoa, Palazzo Carrega-Cataldi (former Palazzo Tobia Pallavi...

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Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior, the vault of the antechoir: "Vision of St. Ignatius during the battle of Pamplona", fresco by Andrea Pozzo, 1685.

Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior, the vault of the antechoi...

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Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior, transept: "St. Mary Magdalene de' Pazzi having the vision of St. Aloysius de Gonzaga in glory", fresco by Andrea Pozzo, 1685.

Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior, transept: "St. Mary Magda...

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Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior, transept: "Assumption of Mary", fresco by Ludovico Mazzanti.

Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior, transept: "Assumption of...

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Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: view of the vault of the transept with the false dome decorated with a perspectival fresco, by Andrea Pozzo, 1685.

Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: view of the vault of the...

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Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior, the bowl -shaped vault of the apse: "St. Ignatius taking care of the sick and the poor", fresco by Andrea Pozzo, 1685.

Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior, the bowl -shaped vault of...

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Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior, transept: "Assumption of Mary", fresco by Ludovico Mazzanti.

Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior, transept: "Assumption of...

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Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior, transept: "St. Mary Magdalene de' Pazzi having the vision of St. Aloysius de Gonzaga in glory", fresco by Andrea Pozzo, 1685.

Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior, transept: "St. Mary Magda...

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Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior, the vault of the antechoir: "Vision of St. Ignatius during the battle of Pamplona", fresco by Andrea Pozzo, 1685.

Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior, the vault of the antechoi...

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Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: detail of one of the pendentives of the false dome of the transept: "Judith killing Holofernes ", fresco by Andrea Pozzo, 1685.

Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: detail of one of the pend...

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Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: detail of one of the pendentives of the false dome of the transept: "Jael killing Sisera ", fresco by Andrea Pozzo, 1685.

Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: detail of one of the pend...

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Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: detail of one of the pendentives of the false dome of the transept: "Samson slaying a thousand Philistines with the jawbone of a donkey ", fresco by Andrea Pozzo, 1685.

Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: detail of one of the pend...

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Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: detail of one of the pendentives of the false dome of the transept: "David and Goliath", fresco by Andrea Pozzo, 1685.

Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: detail of one of the pend...

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Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: detail of one of the pendentives of the vault of the nave with allegories of the continents: "America", fresco by Andrea Pozzo, 1685.

Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: detail of one of the pend...

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Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: detail of one of the pendentives of the vault of the nave with allegories of the continents: "Europe", fresco by Andrea Pozzo, 1685.

Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: detail of one of the pend...

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Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: detail of one of the pendentives of the vault of the nave with allegories of the continents: "Asia", fresco by Andrea Pozzo, 1685.

Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: detail of one of the pend...

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Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: detail of one of the pendentives of the vault of the nave with allegories of the continents: "Africa", fresco by Andrea Pozzo, 1685.

Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: detail of one of the pend...

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Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: view of the vault of the nave decorated with the fresco "Glory of St. Ignatius", by Andrea Pozzo, 1685. Detail.

Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: view of the vault of the...

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Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: view of the vault of the nave decorated with the fresco "Glory of St. Ignatius", by Andrea Pozzo, 1685.

Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: view of the vault of the...

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Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: view of the vault of the nave decorated with the fresco "Glory of St. Ignatius", by Andrea Pozzo, 1685.

Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: view of the vault of the...

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Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: view of the nave.

Rome, S. Ignazio Church, interior: view of the nave.

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Basilica of St Andrew della Valle, the vault arch above the antechoir: "The first vocation of the apostle Andrew" (St. John the Baptist, of whom Andrew had been a disciple, indicates Christ to him and to his brother Simon Peter, pronouncing the words Ecce Agnus Dei). Fresco by Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri), 1622 - 1628.

Basilica of St Andrew della Valle, the vault arch above the...

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Basilica of St Andrew della Valle: view of the apse.

Basilica of St Andrew della Valle: view of the apse.

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Basilica of St Andrew della Valle: the dome vault with "Glory of Paradise", fresco by Giovanni Lanfranco, 1625 - 28. Detail.

Basilica of St Andrew della Valle: the dome vault with "Glor...

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Basilica of St Andrew della Valle: the dome vault with "Glory of Paradise", fresco by Giovanni Lanfranco, 1625 - 28. Detail.

Basilica of St Andrew della Valle: the dome vault with "Glor...

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Basilica of St Andrew della Valle: the transept  ceiling with the pendentives and the dome. In the pendentives, frescoes of the four evangelists, by Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri), 1622 - 28. In the dome vault, "Glory of the Paradise", fresco by Giovanni Lanfranco, 1625 - 28.

Basilica of St Andrew della Valle: the transept ceiling wit...