Basilica of San Francesco, Assisi: the upper church

RIBApix ref no RIBA13800
Architect/DesignerBombardone, Brother Elia
Artist/PhotographerMacpherson, Robert (1811-1872)
CountryItaly
CityAssisi
Subject Date1253
Image Date1855
ViewExterior
StyleGothic
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceLS 20713
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The design and supervision of the construction of the Romanesque lower basilica, built between 1228 and 1230, is attributed to Frate Elia Bombardone. Construction of the upper basilica began in 1239 and was completed in 1253. The Gothic style lateral chapels were added towards the end of the 13th century.

Subject tags

belfries, bell towers, churches