Basilica of San Miniato al Monte, Florence: the nave

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RIBApix ref no RIBA25487
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryItaly
CityFlorence
Subject Date1207
Image Date1963
ViewInterior
StyleRomanesque
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/ITA/600 (ES9873)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The church in its present form was built between 1018 and 1063 over an existing 4th century chapel and next to a small cemetery. The basilica has three naves: the lateral naves were completed by 1070 while the central nave was completed in 1207.

Subject tags

churches, arches, decorative stonework, mosaics, colonnades