COYPEL, Antoine
(b. 1661, Paris, d. 1722, Paris)

Vault decoration: God the Father in Glory

Chapel of the Château, Versailles

The Royal Chapel at Versailles was completed in 1710. The vault painting by Coypel, with its stunning play of medallions and celestial perspectives, rivals the exuberant ceilings of Italy.

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