Art History 112 Review
Gianlorenzo Bernini, Scala Regia, 1663-6, Vatican, Rome
-excessive copper barrel vault leading up to window, angels with trumpets, private staircase in st, peters, length of assent, space between wall and column, reduces space between walls and columns to play with perspective, makes it seem to go on forever, window, distribute the light to appear blinding and foggy,
-plays upon devotional significance of light, creating a scene in space.

Gianlorenzo Bernini, Scala Regia, 1663-6, Vatican, Rome

-excessive copper barrel vault leading up to window, angels with trumpets, private staircase in st, peters, length of assent, space between wall and column, reduces space between walls and columns to play with perspective, makes it seem to go on forever, window, distribute the light to appear blinding and foggy,

-plays upon devotional significance of light, creating a scene in space.

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