Santa Maria della Scala is a Jesuit church situated in the center of Milan, Italy. The church was designed by the architect Pellegrino Tibaldi and was finished in 1569. The interior of the church is comprised of a single nave which is divided into two spans that have tall granite columns. The presbytery was added in the 17th century and designed by Francesco Maria Richino, who also designed the famous sacristy. The church is filled with artwork including a 13th century fresco that shows a Madonna with child called the "Madonna delle Ballerine". Other artworks include a Pietà by Simone Peterzano, a St. Ignatius by Giovanni Battista Crespi, and a Transfiguration, by Lucio Fontana.