Castello Sforzesco, Milan: the Rocchetta courtyard seen from an arcade

RIBApix ref no RIBA27836
Architect/DesignerFerrini, Benedetto (d. 1479)
Gadio, Bartolomeo (1414-1484)
Artist/PhotographerDeakin, Ralph (1888-1952)
CountryItaly
CityMilan
Subject Date1450
Image Date1930
ViewExterior
StyleRenaissance
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceDK/I/226 (DKN/I/289)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Ralph Deakin / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This castle dates from the 13th century. It was acquired by Francesco Sforza in 1450 and transformed into a ducal residence by Bartolomeo Gadio and Benedetto Ferrini.

Subject tags

towers, courtyards, castles, town houses, arcades