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HISTORY OF THE ROMAN MICROMOSAIC

(EN) The minute mosaic or micromosaic was born in Rome in the second half of the ‘700 and the period of greatest production is that which goes from the end of that century to the whole ‘800. In the second half of the eighteenth century began the great project of permanently decorating the vaults of St. Peter and to translate mosaic paintings of the same basilica.
An italian red porphyry marble and gold box.The Fabbrica di San Pietro, or more correctly “Reverend Fabrica Sancti Petri”, is the body created specifically for the management of all the works necessary for the construction and artistic realization of the  Basilica di San Pietro in Vatican. The agency is still operating for the management of the complex. Read More