PIAZZETTA, Giovanni Battista
(b. 1682, Venezia, d. 1754, Venezia)

The Glory of St Dominic

Oil on canvas, 780 x 600 cm
Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Venice

Piazzetta's masterpiece decorates the ceiling of the Chapel of St Dominic of the Basilica. The frame is the work of Francesco Bernardoni. In the corners of the frame are four roundels with the cardinal virtues, they are also by Piazzetta.