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Churches >  Church of San Sebastiano
Spiral columns with figures of prophets and sibyls

Author: Paolo Caliari known as Veronese
Century: XVI°
DATE: 1558  POSITION: right wall  MEASUREMENT:   METHOD: fresco


During the Spring of 1558, Veronese started the decoaration of the church: the work proceeded very quickly and the setup of the frescos was complete in September of the same year.

On the higher part of the walls a continuous decoration runs along the portico and winds around the spiral columns. Between the columns there are numerous niches containing figures of sibyls and prophets in monochromtic white, perfectly harmonized with Girolamo Campagna's plaster sculptures, located on the edge of the parapet.
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