Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Santa Caterina's Dome

Frescoes on the interior of the dome of Santa Caterina, Livorno
The 19th-century frescoes by Cesare Maffei on the interior of the dome of the church of Santa Caterina.

See also: Santa Caterina - Inside Santa Caterina - The Window of Santa Caterina - St. Catherine's Bell Tower

12 comments:

Revrunner said...

Wonderful! I particularly like the alternating rectangular and arched windows.

William Kendall said...

Magnificent!

Randy said...

That's stunning.

Halcyon said...

Beautiful!

cieldequimper said...

I have the same photo! It is so beautiful!

Karl Demetz said...

This is a wonderful ceiling, great photo too!

Dina said...

Just to think of the work that went into it!

Arianna said...

Caso curioso, ho appena messo le foto di S. Caterina di Lucca restaurata! Anche questa livornese ha una bella cupola, ma intera...ciao, Arianna

Lowell said...

That's just amazing. I try to imagine how the artists accomplished such a feat and I can't.

Luis Gomez said...

Really beautiful VP.

José Mendonça said...

Gorgeous! Great shot, VP.

Jack said...

Beautiful. I usually take a photo like this when I visit a church or cathedral with an ornate ceiling.