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Chiesa del Gesù

Church Genoa, Italy

Don't miss the paintings and frescoes by Rubens Chiesa del Gesù

The Chiesa del Gesù in the maximum expression of international Baroque in Genoa, and here are preserved works of Rubens, Vouet and Carlone. The inner part of the church represents a prestigious example of Genoese Baroque, which finds its expression in the triumph of gilded decorations, stucco and polychrome marbles, in the intrepid frescoes of the brothers Giovanni and Giovan Battista Carlone. At that time the most important noble families of the city commissioned the decoration of family chapels to the most important artists of the period. You cannot miss the paintings and frescoes by many important painters of the Genoese school and other artists. Among others: Domenico Piola, Domenico Fiasella, Valerio e Bernardo Castello, Giovanni Andrea and Lorenzo De Ferrari, Domenico Scorticone, Andrea Pozzo and Simon Vouet.

Salita a Porta della Chiappe, 42, 16136 Genova GE, Italia

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