Church of San Francesco, Piazza Malpighi, Bologna: the chevet and churchyard with two of the canopied tombs of the Glossators

RIBApix ref no RIBA60945
Architect/DesignerFra' Andrea
Marco da Brescia
CountryItaly
CityBologna
Subject Date1251
Image Date1890
ViewExterior
StyleGothic
MediumPhotoprint
Library Reference41555/20A
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Glossators were legal scholars of the 11th to 13th century studying Roman Law at the University of Bologna. The tombs were erected in the 1260s.

Subject tags

brickwork, tombs, belfries, bell towers, churches, monasteries & convents