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St. Peter’s Square

This is a glass mosaic of St. Peter’s Square in Rome, on display at the Corning Museum of Glass. It was created ~1879 by Biagio Barzotti.

I can’t imagine the time it took to create, the level of detail is stunning.

St. Peter's Square mosaic

St. Peter’s Square mosaic

8 thoughts on “St. Peter’s Square

  1. Felicia says:

    Wow it is gorgeous

  2. RuneE says:

    That was impressive indeed, and it couldn’t have been easy to get such a fine shot of it, either.

  3. TheChieftess says:

    Wow! That’s amazing! It looks like a painting!

  4. Patrick says:

    That is an amazing act of creativity.

  5. Peter B. says:

    Amazing to me that this is a glass mosaic. As someone else said, it looks like a painting. Wonderful detail, and well photographed!

  6. Lady Fi says:

    An amazing painting.

  7. Amy says:

    wow, someone is clever 🙂