FUMIANI, Giovanni Antonio
(b. ca. 1645, Venezia, d. 1710, Venezia)

Martyrdom and Glory of St Pantaleon

Oil on canvas
San Pantalon, Venice

The scene on this huge ceiling decoration appears to want to suggest to worshippers the magnificence of the heavenly spaces in a crescendo of figures and animals arranged on various levels, reaching a climax with Saint Pantaleon.