Duomo, Siena: close-up of the campanile with the cupola nestling behind

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RIBApix ref no RIBA27882
Artist/PhotographerDeakin, Ralph (1888-1952)
CountryItaly
CitySiena
Subject Date1313
Image Date1930
ViewExterior
StyleRomanesque
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceDK/I/527 (DKN/I/683)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Ralph Deakin / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Construction on the present Cathedral began in c. 1215 and the cupola was completed in 1263. The campanile, completed in 1313, rises from the transept on the base of an earlier tower.

Subject tags

belfries, bell towers, cathedrals, marble, domes