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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Sant'Ignazio (Rome, Lazio, Italy)en_US
dc.coverage.temporalca. 1685-1694 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorPozzo, Andreaen_US
dc.date1685-1694en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-05-07T20:21:31Z
dc.date.available2013-05-07T20:21:31Z
dc.date.issued1685-1694en_US
dc.identifier214700en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 200en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/122067
dc.descriptionClose-up of the painted lantern; "Pozzo was an architect, history painter, and author and became a Jesuit lay brother in 1665. He was a noted trompe l'oeil specialist by the late 1670s. He was brought to Rome in 1681 to work on the commemorative scheme surrounding S. Ignatius Loyola's rooms adjoining the Gesù, and was engaged on Jesuit projects in and near Rome for the next 20 years. His ceiling frescoes in S. Ignazio, Rome (1688-1694), fused the real architecture of the church and the teeming heavenly scene in an overwhelming display of quadratura illusionism which marked an important step in the development of the Baroque. The work was financed by sales of his immensely successful treatise Perspectiva pictorum et architectorum (vol. 1, 1693)." The lavish Baroque fresco of 17 m of diameter is devised to make an observer, standing on the spot marked by a golden disc set into the nave floor, see a lofty vaulted cupola decorated by statues, while in fact the ceiling is hemi-cylindrical. Closer to the altar a second marker is ideal for viewing the false dome painted above the crossing. Source: Grove Art Online; http://www.groveart.com/ (accessed 12/2/2007)en_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectallegoricalen_US
dc.subjectcycles or seriesen_US
dc.subjectsaintsen_US
dc.subjectIgnatius, of Loyola, Saint, 1491-1556en_US
dc.subjectBaroqueen_US
dc.titleApotheosis of Saint Ignatiusen_US
dc.title.alternativeDome, Apse and Ceiling Frescoes, Sant'Ignazioen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A1-PAN-SI-F2en_US
vra.culturalContextItalianen_US
vra.techniqueoil painting (technique)en_US
vra.worktypemural painting (visual work)en_US
dc.contributor.displayAndrea Pozzo (Italian painter, 1642-1709)en_US


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