Trompe l'oeil ceiling fresco by Andrea Pozzo. The ceiling is completely flat, including the dome. This masterpiece is the nave ceiling of the Church of Sant’Ignazio in Rome.

Fra andrea pozzo, glorification of saint ignatius, ceiling fresco in the nave of sant't ignazio, rome ,italy .

This 'how to make a fresco' #tutorial for use with kids is great for studies of…

How to Make a Fresco

Anónimo Roman Fresco  --  "A Rook"  --  Excavated from #Pompeii.  No further reference provided.

last-picture-show: ““In the intoxication of falling, man was prone to believe himself propelled upward.” Hermann Broch, The Death of Vergil Anonymous Grave Painting in the Ruins of Pompeii ”

Giulio Romano c. 1532-1534  The Assembly of Gods Around Jupiter’s Throne  Sala dei Giganti

Giulio Romano Vault The Assembly of Gods around Jupiters Throne, , Sala dei Giganti, Palazzo del Te, Mantua. Read more about the symbolism and interpretation of Vault The Assembly of Gods around Jupiters Throne by Giulio Romano.

esperanzapinatelli: Giotto, Vault of Scrovegni Chapel, Padua (Fresco, 1305) detail

An entry from smatterings of an aesthetic

Giotto Sky Detail, Scrovegni Chapel I remember the first time I saw these, how I wanted to recreate it on the ceiling at home.perhaps do this on the ceiling of one of the spare bedrooms?