Andrea Pozzo was an Italian artist known for combining , architecture and in his decoration of church interiors to create complex and imaginative illusions of space. Towards the end of his career, Pozzo published Perspectiva Pictorum et Architectorum 1693-1700 where he discussed perspectival painting and stage design using examples from his own work. The book enjoyed great acclaim, and was at one point translated into Chinese.
Gallery label, September 2004
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