Baths of Diocletian with Santa Maria degli Angeli, Rome

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RIBApix ref no RIBA7993
Architect/DesignerMichelangelo (1475-1564)
Vanvitelli, Luigi (1700-1773)
Artist/PhotographerPiranesi, Giovanni Battista (1720-1778)
Subject Date1774
Image Date1774
Library ReferenceSB101/1(116)
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Vedute di Roma (Rome, [1747?-1788]), pl. 116 NOTES: The Baths of Diocletian were built in 298-306; the church of Santa Maria degli Angeli occupies the central hall of those Baths. Michelangelo designed the conversion in 1563-1566 for Pius IV, but Vanvitelli altered the church in 1749.

Subject tags

churches, baths, Feature: Baths and Bath Houses