Basilica of Santa Prassede, Rome: the nave and chancel with the Baroque baldacchino

RIBApix ref no RIBA61067
CountryItaly
CityRome
Subject Date0822
Image Date1880
ViewInterior
StyleByzantine
MediumPhotoprint
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This church, built between 780 and 822, is notable for its 9th century Byzantine mosaic interior decoration. It was restored in 1450, 1564, 1832 and 1869.

Subject tags

churches, columns, decorative stonework, mosaics, church fittings, fonts