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November 11, 2019

Ornate Masterpiece

The Casa Professa—or Church of the Gesù—is one of the most important masterpieces of Baroque art in Sicily, Italy. It is enhanced by incredible decorations in marble and stucco, which according to American art historian Donald Garstang, “belong to the world of unleashed fancy.” The tireless work, spanning over 200 years by some of the most accomplished artists in the world, is on display everywhere you look in sculptures, polychrome inlays, stucco art, frescoes, and ornate marble construction.

Photography by Andrea Frazzetta

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