Santa Maria in Montesanto (Rome, Italy) : View on axis with the High Altar

Creator:
Bernini, Gian Lorenzo, 1598-1680
Rainaldi, Carlo, 1611-1691
Published/Created:
Rome, Lazio, Italy
1662-1679
Date Depicted:
9/18/1994
1500 AD - 1699 AD
Materials:
marble
stone
stucco
Notes:
Rainaldi here had both the job of town planner and church architect. He designed this impressive piazza with the two churches opposite the Porta del Popolo. Three main streets radiate from the Piazza to the heart of Rome, two of each of the three flanking one of the apparently twin churches. The large domes, one oval and one round, appear identical from the Piazza. This adjustment in plan was necessitated by differing sites. The classical temple front was influenced by Bernini.
Topics:
Architecture -- Italy -- 17th century -- (YVRC)
Period/Style:
Baroque
Culture:
Italian
Accession Number:
1A1-RC-SMM-B3
Genre:
architecture (AAT)
churches (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Sculptures, Models, & Architecture
Rights:
Copyright Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Digital:
construction buildings; religious buildings; churches
Source Creator:
Gilchrist, Scott
Source Title:
Archivision Module One
Source Created:
2878 Chamonix, Montreal QC
Archivision, Inc.
9/18/1994
Source Note:
Purchase, Visual Resources Collection, May, 2011; photographer Scott Gilchrist
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Local Record Number:
4152
OID:
10110871
PID:
digcoll:1847668