Baptistery of St John, San Giovanni in Laterano, Rome

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RIBApix ref no RIBA28482
Artist/PhotographerPalladio, Andrea (1508-1580)
CountryItaly
CityRome
Subject Date0001
Image Date1550
ViewPlan
StyleRoman
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSC144/PALL/XII/3v
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This drawing is numbered XII/3v in the Burlington-Devonshire Collection. It shows a plan, profiles of the bases and the cornice of the baptistery at San Giovanni in Laterano in Rome. The baptistery was built by Constantine around 315-324 AD and was later remodelled by Pope Sixtus III. It was restored by Pope Hadrian III in 884 AD.

Subject tags

churches, cathedrals, religious buildings, cornices