Brunelleschi’s Dome

Brunelleschi’s dome for Il Duomo in Florence is the largest masonry dome in the world. Constructed from 1420 to 1434, the dome was the last element added to the cathedral. The dome is self-supporting. It is 45.5 meters in diameter.

The paintings by Vasari and Zucarri, showing The Last Judgement, date from 1572-1579.

Grey on Gray

I Never Can Decide: Gray or Grey

Ceiling Panel, Church of Our Lady of the Incarnation, Lisbon, Spain

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Color Your World: Denim

Sacred Stories

Sacred Stories

Sacred Stories

Painted ceiling in the porch of The Old Church (Biserica Veche), Sinaia Orthodox Holy Monastery, Sinaia, Prahova Valley, Romania. About 1690-1695.

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