Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, Florence: the Spanish Chapel

RIBApix ref no RIBA74234
Architect/DesignerAlberti, Leon Battista (1404-1472)
Di Bonaiuto, Andrea (d. 1379)
Ristoro da Campri, Fra (d. 1284)
Sisto Fiorentino, Fra (d. 1290)
Talenti, Jacopo (d. 1362)
Artist/PhotographerDeakin, Ralph (1888-1952)
CountryItaly
CityFlorence
Subject Date1300
Image Date1930
ViewInterior
StyleMedieval
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceFH/ECCL/35/A
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Ralph Deakin / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Spanish Chapel, originally the chapter house, was designed by Jacopo Talenti in the mid-14th century. The frescoes by Andrea di Bonaiuto date from c. 1365. The apse chapel was decorated in 1592 by Bernardino Poccetti and Alessandro Allori.

Subject tags

Chapels, churches, frescoes, altars