Cathedral of San Nicola, Piazza Duomo,Taormina, Sicily: the west front

RIBApix ref no RIBA25645
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryItaly
CityTaormina
Subject Date1200
Image Date1954
ViewExterior
StyleGothic
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/SCI/413 (ES1171)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This Gothic-style church with Arab influences was constructed in the 13th century on the ruins of an ancient church. The Baroque main door of the cathedral was added in 1636 and complements the fountain erected in 1635.

Subject tags

cathedrals, squares, fountains, castellation