Description 15 x 11 Watercolor;The cupola was designed by Giovanni Battista Contini and decorated in polychrome marble by Valadier. The pennants were frescoed with the Evangelists by Giovanni Battista Ricci; the cupola is frescoed with God the father, attributed to Reni.The main altar has four columns of African black marble, and was built in 1616 by designs of Domenico Pozzi. The altarpiece depicts the Trinity (1625), a masterwork by Guido Reni. The work was commissioned by Cardinal Ludovico Ludovisi, nephew of Pope Gregory XV.In 1722, a Piedmontese merchant, Giovanni Battista de' Rossi, commissioned the architect Giuseppe Sardi to build the partially concave, late-Baroque style faade using designs by Francesco De Sanctis. The stucco statues on the faade, depicting the four evangelists, were completed by Bernardino Ludovisi.
Lisa Lu, State of Washington Member Since March 2009 Artist Statement Lisa first started painting with color pencils at the age of 10, and she has always loved to paint ever since; it allows her to express feelings with a peaceful mind. Self-taught and self-developed in watercolor and ink painting, each of Lisa's painting is a journey to adventure. Lisa presently resides with her husband and their son in the State of Washington. She is a licensed architect, and currently works in an architecture firm, while continuing self study and painting on architecture and landscape subjects in watercolors.