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Constantino Brumidi's fresco was created by applying pigment to fresh plaster laid in sections on a bowl-shaped canopy suspended 180 feet above the rotunda floor. Covering 4,664 square feet, it was painted in 1865 over a period of 11 months.

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Constantino Brumidi's fresco was created by applying pigment to fresh plaster laid in sections on a bowl-shaped canopy suspended 180 feet above the rotunda floor. Covering 4,664 square feet, it was painted in 1865 over a period of 11 months.

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