Keywords:Antonio Gherardi, Rome, San Carlo ai Catinari, Santa Cecilia Chapel, architecture, baroque, churches, sculptures, stucco
Dimensions900 x 597
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The Santa Cecilia Chapel (1695–1700) in the San Carlo ai Catinari church. This virtuosic masterpiece of baroque design by Antonio Gherardi (1638-1702) characteristically blends architecture, painting and sculpture. The centrepiece of the chapel is the small elliptical dome, visible through an oculus, lit by hidden windows and sharply contrasting with the dark interior.