ST. IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA CHURCH
The mastering façade contrasts harmoniously with theatrical wings of the three palaces build by Filippo Raguzzini, enchanting example of Rococò in Rome. Inside the beautiful frescos of Andrea Pozzo decorate the vault with trompe l’oeil effects. The vault, always shadowy, hides a secret…
CHIESA DEL GESÚ
The facade of Della Porta, shows the brilliant solutions of the two sides volutes, which balance the different highness of the two levels of this Jesuit church.
Church which is the symbol of the triumph of Baroque because the fresco of the Triumph of the name of Jesus painted by Gaulli on the vault of the central naïve: an amazing flourishing of figures and form. And colours and stuccos of Raggi give an intense 3 D effect to the fresco.
ST. IVO ALLA SAPIENZA
Borromini’s accomplished maturity creates architectural solution which can be called pure vanguard.
It is inside the Sapienza, the university found by pope Bonifacio VII.