NEBBIA, Cesare
(b. ca. 1536, Orvieto, d. 1614, ?)

The Dome of the Sistine Chapel

Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome

The Sistine Chapel in the Santa Maria Maggiore (not to be confused with the more famous Vatican counterpart, the Sistine Chapel) is on a Greek cross plan, faced with marble and topped by a dome decorated with Mannerist paintings by a group of artists, directed by the best known of them, Cesare Nebbia.

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