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Gallarrietta – Palazzo Barberini alle Quattro Fontane (1633)*

Artist/Designer: Pietro Paolo Baldini, Giovanni Francesco Romanelli, Giacinto Gimignani, Pietro da Cortona

Project Location: Rome, Italy

Figure 1: Ceiling vault to a little gallery in the Palazzo Barberini (C35), with frescoes portraying the Founding of Palestrina and Sacrifice to Juno. ( Source | Accessed : September 15, 2016 )
Figure 2: Detail, Ceiling vault to a little gallery in the Palazzo Barberini (C35). ( Source | Accessed : September 29, 2016 )
Figure 3: Founding of Palestrina, fresco, Gallarietta, Palazzo Barberini alle Quattro Fontane, 1631. ( Source | Accessed : September 22, 2016 )
Figure 4: C35, Gallarrietta, Palazzo Barberini alle Quattro Fontane, ( Source | Accessed : September 8, 2016 | Photographer: David DiMarco )


Primary Material(s):
Stone, Plaster

Residential Structure

Related Website(s):

Significant Date(s):
17th Century

Additional Information:

Publications/Texts in Print:
Blunt, Anthony. "The Palazzo Barberini: The Contributions of Maderno, Bernini and Pietro da Cortona." Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 21, no. 3/4 (1958): 256-87.

Scott, John Beldon. Images of Nepotism: The Painted Ceilings of Palazzo Barberini. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1991.

Waddy, Patricia. Seventeenth-Century Roman Palaces: Use and the Art of the Plan. New York, N.Y.: Architectural History Foundation, 1990.

Rietbergen, P. J. A. N. Power and Religion in Baroque Rome: Barberini Cultural Policies. Leiden: Brill, 2006.

Building Address: Via delle Quattro Fontane, 13, 00187 Roma RM, Italy

Supporting Designers/Staff: Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Francesco Borromini, Carlo Maderno

Significant Dates: 1625, 1633, 1639

Associated Projects: Palazzo Barberini, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica

Tags: Rome, Palace, Barberini Family, Baroque

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