(b. 1680, Gaeta, d. 1764, Napoli)
Holy Trinity and Saints in Glory1730-35
Oil on canvas, 73 x 98 cm
This detailed oil sketch is a bozzetto for a ceiling design. Not only is the celestial subject well suited for the purpose, the poses of the foreshortened figures, framed by tumbling putti, are clearly intended to be viewed from below.