Cathedral of San Lorenzo, Genoa

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RIBApix ref no RIBA13513
Architect/DesignerAlessi, Galeazzo (1512-1572)
CountryItaly
CityGenoa
Subject Date1557
Image Date1870
ViewExterior
StyleGothic
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceLS 8769
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The original construction, a Romanesque pillared basilica (1100-1160), was remodelled in Gothic style in 1307-1312 and completed with a Renaissance dome by Galeazzo Alessi in 1557. [Style: Portals are influenced by Fr. Gothic (13c) but the rest of the facade is 11c]

Subject tags

belfries, bell towers, arches, cathedrals, marble, domes, columns, lanterns