Apotheosis of Romulus (detail)

Detail photograph of a ceiling fresco.

Vittorio Maria Bigari (1692–1776)
Apotheosis of Romulus (detail), ca. 1730–31 (destroyed 1943)
Unknown photographer
4 3/8 × 6 3/4 in. (112 × 172 cm)
Azienda di Servizi alla Persona Golgi-Redaelli, Milan
su autorizzazione dell'Azienda di Servizi alla Persona Golgi-Redaelli di Milano


This photograph taken before the 1943 bombing shows a detail of Bigari's Apotheosis of Romulus. Romulus's wife, Hersilia, is brought to Olympus on a rainbow by Iris, through the intercession of Juno.

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