Palazzo Barberini, Rome: corner of the gran salone's tromp l'oeil ceiling, featuring swagged decoration, human and mythological figures and a gryphon
|Architect/Designer||Berrettini da Cortona, Pietro (1596-1669)|
|Artist/Photographer||Berrettini da Cortona, Pietro (1596-1669)|
|Subject||Town houses ; Frescoes ; Ceilings ; Palaces ; Wall paintings|
NOTES: This painted ceiling is also known as the 'Allegory of Divine Providence and Barberini Power'. It was commissioned from Berettini da Cortona (also known as Pietro da Cortona) by Pope Urban VIII (Maffeo Barberini) for the ceiling of his family palace.
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