Church of Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, Campo Martio, Rome: the apse and high altar with frescoed ceilings executed by Andrea Pozzo
|Architect/Designer||Grassi, Orazio (1583-1654)|
|Pozzo, Andrea (1642-1709)|
|Artist/Photographer||Deakin, Ralph (1888-1952)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Ralph Deakin / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Ceilings ; Frescoes ; Churches|
NOTES: This Jesuit church was built between 1626 and 1650 by Orazio Grassi, Professor of Mathematics at the adjacent Jesuit College. The vaulting of the nave and the apse are decorated with paintings by Andrea Pozzo, a Jesuit brother, representing the missionary activity of the Jesuits.
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