ZELOTTI, Giovanni Battista
(b. 1526, Verona, d. 1578, Mantova)

Vault of the vestibule

1564-66
Fresco
Villa Emo Capodilista, Fanzolo di Vedelago

The vast Central Hall, around which the rooms are distributed, is accessed by a vestibule whose vault is completely covered by a graceful pergola of vines laden with mature clusters of grapes, while in the fragment of sky that opens up at the centre, a cupid gets ready to scatter roses.




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