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

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

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Basilica of St Andrew della Valle, Pendentive of the transept dome: "St Matthew the Evangelist". Fresco by Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri), 1622 - 28.

Basilica of St Andrew della Valle, Pendentive of the transep...

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Basilica of St Andrew della Valle, Pendentive of the transept dome: "St John the Evangelist". Fresco by Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri), 1622 - 28.

Basilica of St Andrew della Valle, Pendentive of the transep...

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Basilica of St Andrew della Valle, Pendentive of the transept dome: "St Luke the Evangelist". Fresco by Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri), 1622 - 28.

Basilica of St Andrew della Valle, Pendentive of the transep...

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Basilica of St Andrew della Valle, Pendentive of the transept dome: "St Mark the Evangelist". Fresco by Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri), 1622 - 28.

Basilica of St Andrew della Valle, Pendentive of the transep...

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Basilica of St Andrew della Valle, the bowl-shaped vault of the apse: the Fortitude with a lion (one of the six female allegorical figure representing Virtues).  Frescoes realised between the big windows by Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri), 1622 - 1628.

Basilica of St Andrew della Valle, the bowl-shaped vault of...

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Basilica of St Andrew della Valle, the bowl-shaped vault of the apse: the Poverty (one of the six female allegorical figure representing Virtues).  Frescoes realised between the big windows by Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri), 1622 - 1628.

Basilica of St Andrew della Valle, the bowl-shaped vault of...

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Basilica of St Andrew della Valle, the bowl-shaped vault of the apse: the Faith (one of the six female allegorical figure representing Virtues). On the bottom, detail of a man's head. Frescoes realised between the big windows by Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri), 1622 - 1628.

Basilica of St Andrew della Valle, the bowl-shaped vault of...

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Basilica of St Andrew della Valle, the bowl-shaped vault of the apse: the Faith (one of the six female allegorical figure representing Virtues). Frescoes realised between the big windows by Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri), 1622 - 1628. Detail of a man's head.

Basilica of St Andrew della Valle, the bowl-shaped vault of...

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Basilica of St Andrew della Valle, the bowl-shaped vault of the apse: the Charity (one of the six female allegorical figure representing Virtues). Frescoes realised between the big windows by Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri), 1622 - 1628.

Basilica of St Andrew della Valle, the bowl-shaped vault of...

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Basilica of St Andrew della Valle, the bowl-shaped vault of the apse: the Religion (one of the six female allegorical figure representing Virtues). Frescoes realised between the big windows by Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri), 1622 - 1628.

Basilica of St Andrew della Valle, the bowl-shaped vault of...

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Basilica of St Andrew della Valle: view of the vault of the choir . Frescoes representing episodes of St. Andrew's life by Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri, 1622 - 1628.

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

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Basilica of St Andrew della Valle: view of the vault of the choir and the apse bowl-shaped vault. Frescoes representing episodes of St. Andrew's life by Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri, 1622 - 1628.

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

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Church of Jesus, the interior: view of the dome, the pendentives, the faults of the transpet and the antechoir. Frescoes by Baciccia (Giovan Battista Gaulli), 1679.

Church of Jesus, the interior: view of the dome, the pendent...

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Church of Jesus, the interior, the dome of the transpet: the pendentive with St. Luke, fresco by Baciccia (Giovan Battista Gaulli), 1679.

Church of Jesus, the interior, the dome of the transpet: the...

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Church of Jesus, the interior, the bowl-shaped vault of the apse: "The Adoration of the Mystical Lamb", a scende described in the Apocalypse. Frescoes by Baciccia (Giovan Battista Gaulli), 1679.

Church of Jesus, the interior, the bowl-shaped vault of the...

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Church of Jesus, the interior, the dome of the transpet: the pendentive with St. John, fresco by Baciccia (Giovan Battista Gaulli), 1679.

Church of Jesus, the interior, the dome of the transpet: the...

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Church of Jesus, the interior, the dome of the transpet: the pendentive with St. Mark, fresco by Baciccia (Giovan Battista Gaulli), 1679.

Church of Jesus, the interior, the dome of the transpet: the...

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Church of Jesus, the interior, the dome of the transpet: the pendentive with St. Matthew, fresco by Baciccia (Giovan Battista Gaulli), 1679.

Church of Jesus, the interior, the dome of the transpet: the...

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Church of Jesus, the interior: the vault of the chapel of St.Francis Saverio with "Glory di St. Francis Saverio", fresco by Giovanni Andrea Carlone.

Church of Jesus, the interior: the vault of the chapel of St...

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Church of Jesus, the interior: the volta of the antechoir with frescoes by Baciccia (Giovan Battista Gaulli), 1679.

Church of Jesus, the interior: the volta of the antechoir wi...

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Church of Jesus, the interior: the vault of the chapel of St. Ignatius of Loyola (here buried) with "Glory di St. Ignatius", fresco by Baciccia (Giovan Battista Gaulli), 1679.

Church of Jesus, the interior: the vault of the chapel of St...

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Church of Jesus, the interior: the dome of the transept, with "Paradise praising Jesus" and the pendentives with Prophets, Evangelists and Doctors of the Church; frescoes by Baciccia (Giovan Battista Gaulli), 1679.

Church of Jesus, the interior: the dome of the transept, wit...

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Church of Jesus, the interior: the dome of the transept, with "Paradise praising Jesus" and the pendentives with Prophets, Evangelists and Doctors of the Church; frescoes by Baciccia (Giovan Battista Gaulli), 1679.

Church of Jesus, the interior: the dome of the transept, wit...

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Church of Jesus, the interior: detail of the vault of the nave with "The Triumph in the Name of Jesus", fresco by Giovan Battista Gaulli known as Baciccia, 1679. The golden cornice and the plasters are by Ercole Antonio Raggi.

Church of Jesus, the interior: detail of the vault of the na...

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Church of Jesus, the interior: detail of the vault of the nave with "The Triumph in the Name of Jesus", fresco by Giovan Battista Gaulli known as Baciccia, 1679. The golden cornice and the plasters are by Ercole Antonio Raggi.

Church of Jesus, the interior: detail of the vault of the na...

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Church of Jesus, the interior: view of the vault of the nave with "The Triumph in the Name of Jesus", fresco by Giovan Battista Gaulli known as Baciccia, 1679. The golden cornice and the plasters are by Ercole Antonio Raggi.

Church of Jesus, the interior: view of the vault of the nave...

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Church of Jesus, the interior: view of the vault of the nave with "The Triumph in the Name of Jesus", fresco by Giovan Battista Gaulli known as Baciccia, 1679. The golden cornice and the plasters are by Ercole Antonio Raggi.

Church of Jesus, the interior: view of the vault of the nave...

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Church of Jesus: view of the interior.

Church of Jesus: view of the interior.

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Church of Jesus: view of the interior.

Church of Jesus: view of the interior.

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Mondovì, Church of the Mission (or of Jesus), false dome: ceiling with apotheosis pf St. Francesco Saverio. Frescoes by Andrea Pozzo (1679).

Mondovì, Church of the Mission (or of Jesus), false dome: ce...

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Mondovì, Church of the Mission (or of Jesus), false dome: ceiling with apotheosis pf St. Francesco Saverio. Frescoes by Andrea Pozzo (1679).

Mondovì, Church of the Mission (or of Jesus), false dome: ce...