Lateran Basilica: Nave (Lateran Basilica (Rome, Italy) : Detail of ceiling showing papal seal

Creator:
Borromini, Francesco, 1599-1667
Published/Created:
Rome, Lazio, Italy
1646-1650 (alteration)
Date Depicted:
ca. 1990's
1500 AD - 1699 AD
Materials:
stone
stucco
Notes:
Borromini's largest commission came in 1644, when Innocent X entrusted him with the renovation of S Giovanni in Laterano. The Pope wanted to restore the venerable but decrepit church of the Bishop of Rome for the Holy Year of 1650. Borromini was obliged t
Variant Titles:
Saint John Lateran: Nave
Period/Style:
Baroque
Culture:
Italian
Accession Number:
1A2-I-R-SGL-G6
Genre:
architecture (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:
New Testament; rulers and leaders; saints construction building divisions; rooms and spaces; naves The wooden ceiling was started in 1562 based on designs by G. della Porta, and finished with elaborate gilded decoration by D. Volterra.
Source Creator:
Gilchrist, Scott
Source Title:
Archivision Base Collection
Source Created:
2878 Chamonix, Montreal QC
Archivision, Inc.
ca. 1990's
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:
10095925
PID:
digcoll:2296594