Casino di Pio IV (Villa Pia), Vatican Gardens, Rome

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RIBApix ref no RIBA89888
Architect/DesignerLigorio, Pirro (1510-1583)
Artist/PhotographerBenton, Tim
Subject Date1562
Image Date1987
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceBenton 87-105-11
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Tim Benton / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This is one of two garden buildings by Ligorio in the Vatican Gardens. Both are now the seat of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences. This building was renovated by Pope Leo XII in the 19th century.

Subject tags

Gardens, garden buildings, villas