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Art in Focus: Giov. Batt. Gaulli, Painted Model for the Apse of the Gesù

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Fairfield University

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Each event in our Art in Focus series offers an opportunity for an hour of close looking and informal discussion around a single work of art, led by Curator of Education Michelle DiMarzo. On May 17, we'll be looking at this unusual three-dimensional painted model by Gaulli for the apse fresco in the church of the Gesù in Rome. This extraordinary object comes to us on loan from the church itself for the exhibition The Holy Name. Art of the Gesù: Bernini and his Age (February 2 - May 19, 2018).

Join us for the opportunity to engage deeply with this work of art in a relaxed atmosphere. Reserve your seat now!

Image: Giovanni Battista Gaulli, Painted Model for the Apse Fresco of the Gesù, 1690. Oil on paper, laid down on wood. Church of the Gesù, Rome (museum). Photo © Zeno Colantoni.

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