Complesso di Santo Stefano, Bologna: detail of patterned brick floor of San Sepolcro

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RIBApix ref no RIBA136093
Artist/PhotographerValinsky, David
CountryItaly
CityBologna
Subject Date1000
Image Date2018
ViewInterior
StyleMedieval
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceValinsky 20180417 Complesso di Santo Stefano, Bologna-16
OrientationSquare
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit David Valinsky / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This is the monastic complex of Santo Stefano, an ancient group of buildings mentioned as early as 887 and dedicated as a whole to St Stephen the Marytr. It encompasses three churches; Santi Vitale e Agricola, the oldest ecclesiastical building in the city, San Sepolcro and the Chiesa del Crocifisso (Church of the Crucifix), 11th and 12th centuries respectively.

Subject tags

brickwork, churches, floors, mosaics, monasteries & convents