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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
The Painted Sky

The halls of the Vatican are vast, and while some are less than thrilling, others, such as this one, inspire thought and provoke creativity. One can't take in all that this ceiling has to offer, which is one of the reasons it makes such a powerful statement. It's an overload of artistic expression.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2014
Date Uploaded: 06.2016
Photo Location: Vatican City, Italy
Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
Copyright: © Patrick Sayre