Basilica of San Domenico, Siena

RIBApix ref no RIBA90712
Artist/PhotographerBenton, Tim
CountryItaly
CitySiena
Subject Date1300
Image Date1991
ViewExterior
StyleGothic
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceBenton 91-20-24
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Tim Benton / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The church was begun in 1226-1265, but was enlarged in the 14th century. Substantial parts were destroyed by fires in 1443, 1456 and 1531, with further damage resulting from military occupation between 1548-1552.

Subject tags

arches, cathedrals, city walls