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IMAGE number
LRI4720547
Title
View of the dome of the Cappella Chigi, or Chapel of the Madonna of Loreto, designed by Raphael, 1513-14, Basilica of Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome
Artist
Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio of Urbino) (1483-1520) / Italian
Photographer
Luisa Ricciarini
Location
Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome, Italy
Medium
photograph
Description
View of the dome of the Chigi Chapel, decoree of mosaics, designed by Raffaello (Raffaello Sanzio) (1483-1520) 1513-1514 (View of the dome of the Chigi Chapel designed by Raphael) Rome, Basilica di Santa Maria del Popolo (Church of Santa Maria del Popolo), Chigi Chapel (Cappella Chigi). The dome is decorated with mosaics executed by the Venetian Luigi da Pace after Raphael's cartoon (1516). The central roundel represents God, the Father, surrounded by putti. Eight mosaic panels show the Sun, the Moon, the starry sky and the six known planets as pagan deities; the figures are accompanied by the signs of the zodiac.
Photo credit
Luisa Ricciarini / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
Art / architecture / Renaissance / ceiling / photography / rome / church / cinquecento / cupola / ricciarini / ABCDEF / building / dome / italian italian italian italian italian / 16 / photograph / Mzphoto / cappella chigi / raphael / Raffaello / sanzio / mosaic / 1516 / 16th century
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