VERONESE, Paolo
(b. 1528, Verona, d. 1588, Venezia)

Ceiling in the Stanza del Lucerna

1560-61
Fresco
Villa Barbaro, Maser

At the centre of the vault is an extremely luminous representation of Faith, shown in the act of pointing out to Charity, protector of the poor, a symbol of Eternity consisting of a circle formed by a snake biting its tail and enclosing the terretrial globe.




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