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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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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Sanctuary of Vicoforte: view of the dome with "The Assumption of Mary". Between allegorical scenes (the cardinal Virtues, the Doctors of the Church and adoring angels), the Apostles are present to the glorification of Mary. Cloud and chiaroscuro effects as "trompe l'oeil" create illusionistic effects.Frescoes by Mattia Bortoloni, Felice Biella and Giuseppe Galli Bibiena, 1745-1748.Detail of an angel.Piemonte - Piedmont, Vicoforte (CN), Santuario di Vicoforte:

Sanctuary of Vicoforte: view of the dome with "The Assumptio...

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Sanctuary of Vicoforte: view of the dome with "The Assumption of Mary". Between allegorical scenes (the cardinal Virtues, the Doctors of the Church and adoring angels), the Apostles are present to the glorification of Mary. Cloud and chiaroscuro effects as "trompe l'oeil" create illusionistic effects.Frescoes by Mattia Bortoloni, Felice Biella and Giuseppe Galli Bibiena, 1745-1748.Detail.Piemonte - Piedmont, Vicoforte (CN), Santuario di Vicoforte:

Sanctuary of Vicoforte: view of the dome with "The Assumptio...

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Sanctuary of Vicoforte: view of the dome with "The Assumption of Mary". Between allegorical scenes (the cardinal Virtues, the Doctors of the Church and adoring angels), the Apostles are present to the glorification of Mary. Cloud and chiaroscuro effects as "trompe l'oeil" create illusionistic effects.Frescoes by Mattia Bortoloni, Felice Biella and Giuseppe Galli Bibiena, 1745-1748.Detail.Piemonte - Piedmont, Vicoforte (CN), Santuario di Vicoforte:

Sanctuary of Vicoforte: view of the dome with "The Assumptio...

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Sanctuary of Vicoforte: view of the dome with "The Assumption of Mary". Between allegorical scenes (the cardinal Virtues, the Doctors of the Church and adoring angels), the Apostles are present to the glorification of Mary. Cloud and chiaroscuro effects as "trompe l'oeil" create illusionistic effects.Frescoes by Mattia Bortoloni, Felice Biella and Giuseppe Galli Bibiena, 1745-1748.Detail.Piemonte - Piedmont, Vicoforte (CN), Santuario di Vicoforte:

Sanctuary of Vicoforte: view of the dome with "The Assumptio...

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Sanctuary of Vicoforte: view of the dome with "The Assumption of Mary". Between allegorical scenes (the cardinal Virtues, the Doctors of the Church and adoring angels), the Apostles are present to the glorification of Mary. Cloud and chiaroscuro effects as "trompe l'oeil" create illusionistic effects.Frescoes by Mattia Bortoloni, Felice Biella and Giuseppe Galli Bibiena, 1745-1748.Detail.Piemonte - Piedmont, Vicoforte (CN), Santuario di Vicoforte:

Sanctuary of Vicoforte: view of the dome with "The Assumptio...

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Sanctuary of Vicoforte: view of the dome with "The Assumption of Mary". Between allegorical scenes (the cardinal Virtues, the Doctors of the Church and adoring angels), the Apostles are present to the glorification of Mary. Cloud and chiaroscuro effects as "trompe l'oeil" create illusionistic effects.Frescoes by Mattia Bortoloni, Felice Biella and Giuseppe Galli Bibiena, 1745-1748.Detail.Piemonte - Piedmont, Vicoforte (CN), Santuario di Vicoforte:

Sanctuary of Vicoforte: view of the dome with "The Assumptio...

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Sanctuary of Vicoforte: view of the dome with "The Assumption of Mary". Between allegorical scenes (the cardinal Virtues, the Doctors of the Church and adoring angels), the Apostles are present to the glorification of Mary. Cloud and chiaroscuro effects as "trompe l'oeil" create illusionistic effects.Frescoes by Mattia Bortoloni, Felice Biella and Giuseppe Galli Bibiena, 1745-1748.Piemonte - Piedmont, Vicoforte (CN), Santuario di Vicoforte:

Sanctuary of Vicoforte: view of the dome with "The Assumptio...

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Sanctuary of Vicoforte: view of the dome with "The Assumption of Mary". Between allegorical scenes (the cardinal Virtues, the Doctors of the Church and adoring angels), the Apostles are present to the glorification of Mary. Cloud and chiaroscuro effects as "trompe l'oeil" create illusionistic effects.Frescoes by Mattia Bortoloni, Felice Biella and Giuseppe Galli Bibiena, 1745-1748.Piemonte - Piedmont, Vicoforte (CN), Santuario di Vicoforte:

Sanctuary of Vicoforte: view of the dome with "The Assumptio...

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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...

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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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Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room of the Putti, medallion with putti: "Three putti playing on a wooden horset". Frescoes by Giandomenico Tiepolo, 1757.

Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room o...

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Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room of the Putti, medallion with putti: "Three putti playing on a wooden horset". Frescoes by Giandomenico Tiepolo, 1757.

Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room o...

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Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room of the Putti, medallion with putti: "Three putti and a cart". Frescoes by Giandomenico Tiepolo, 1757.

Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room o...

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Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room of the Putti, medallion with putti: "Three putti and a cart". Frescoes by Giandomenico Tiepolo, 1757.

Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room o...

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Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room of the Putti, medallion with putti: "Two putti and a parrot". Frescoes by Giandomenico Tiepolo, 1757.

Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room o...

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Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room of the Putti, medallion with putti: "Two putti and a parrot". Frescoes by Giandomenico Tiepolo, 1757.

Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room o...

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Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room of the Putti, medallion with putti: "The Disguise". Frescoes by Giandomenico Tiepolo, 1757.

Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room o...

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Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room of the Putti, medallion with putti: "The Disguise". Frescoes by Giandomenico Tiepolo, 1757.

Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room o...

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Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room of the Carnival Scenes: "Pantalone and Columbina", a scene with masks. Frescoes by Giandomenico Tiepolo, 1757.

Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room o...

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Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room of the Carnival Scenes: "Pantalone and Columbina", a scene with masks. Frescoes by Giandomenico Tiepolo, 1757.

Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room o...

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Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room of the Carnival Scenes: "Show of a Charlatan", a scene with masks imitating an oil paiting. Frescoes by Giandomenico Tiepolo, 1757.

Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room o...

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Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room of the Carnival Scenes: "Show of a Charlatan", a scene with masks imitating an oil paiting. Frescoes by Giandomenico Tiepolo, 1757.

Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room o...

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Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room of the Carnival Scenes: "Moor Servant on a False Staircase". Frescoes by Giandomenico Tiepolo, 1757. Detail with monkey.

Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room o...

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Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room of the Carnival Scenes: "Moor Servant on a False Staircase". Frescoes by Giandomenico Tiepolo, 1757. Detail.

Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room o...

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Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room of the Carnival Scenes: "Moor Servant on a False Staircase". Frescoes by Giandomenico Tiepolo, 1757. Detail.

Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room o...

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Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room of the Carnival Scenes: "Moor Servant on a False Staircase". Frescoes by Giandomenico Tiepolo, 1757. Detail.

Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room o...

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Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room of the Carnival Scenes: "New World", a scene with masks imitating an oil paiting. Frescoes by Giandomenico Tiepolo, 1757.

Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room o...

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Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room of the Carnival Scenes: "New World", a scene with masks imitating an oil paiting. Frescoes by Giandomenico Tiepolo, 1757.

Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room o...

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Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room of the Carnival Scenes: "New World", a scene with masks imitating an oil paiting. Frescoes by Giandomenico Tiepolo, 1757.

Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room o...

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Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room of the Carnival Scenes: "Moor Servant on a False Staircase". Frescoes by Giandomenico Tiepolo, 1757.

Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room o...

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Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room  of the Olympus: "Apollo and Diana", fresco by Giambattista Tiepolo, 1757.

Vicenza, Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Guest Lodgings, the Room...