Giovanni Battista Gaulli ("Baciccia")
Glory of the Name of Jesus

Completed 1679
Vault of the Gesù, Rome

In a masterly application of di sotto in su perspective, Baciccia shows all of Heaven gazing up, up, up to the IHS form of Jesus' name. Beyond even the name is the cross itself, representing Christ's own person.  To see Baciccia's work in its context, see the other view.

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Photographed at the church by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.