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Dome of the Chapel of the Holy Shroud

1668 - 1694

Why is it canonical?

Inspired by the work of Borrini in Rome, Guarino Guarini made Turin a capital of Italian Baroque architecture. Here Guarini creates an illusionistic kaleidoscope effect not unlike the ceiling painting of the time, but in actual physical space.

Creators

Guarino Guarini

Locations

Italy Turin

Periods

Baroque

Media

Architecture

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Guarino Guarini, Dome of the Chapel of the Holy Shroud

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