Basilica Santuario del Gesu Vecchio, Naples: the high altar

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RIBApix ref no RIBA93108
Architect/DesignerAstarita, Giuseppe (1707-1775)
Artist/PhotographerBenton, Tim
CountryItaly
CityNaples
Subject Date1700
Image Date1970
ViewInterior
StyleBaroque
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceBenton 275
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Tim Benton / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Basilica Santuario del Gesu Vecchio, is the church for the Jesuit College, also known as Gesu Vecchio formed the nucleus of the college and was built between 1568 and 1574. The altar here dates from the first half of the 18th century (before 1758) by Giuseppe Astarita.

Subject tags

churches, altars