1600 – 1700
The Baroque

Pozzo's Saint Ignatius Chapel in the church Il Gesù, 1695 (Rome)


Andrea Pozzo, Saint Ignatius Chapel, left transept of the church Il Gesù, commissioned in 1695, (Rome). Click here for a video about the whole church.

Speakers: Frank Dabell, Dr. Beth Harris, and Dr. Steven Zucker

Many artists contributed to the Saint Ignatius Chapel, including Alessandro Algardi, Pierre Legros, Bernardino Ludovisi, Il Lorenzone and Jean-Baptiste Théodon. Materials include bronze, gold, silver, and many semiprecious stones, most notably lapis lazuli.

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Andrea Pozzo, Saint Ignatius Chapel in the church Il Gesù, 1695, Rome
The chapel is situated in the left transcept of the church Il Gesu, Rome
commissioned 1695
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