Duomo, Siena: close-up of the decoration and statuary of the facade

RIBApix ref no RIBA27883
Architect/DesignerGiovanni di Cecco
Pisano, Giovanni (c. 1250-c. 1315)
Artist/PhotographerDeakin, Ralph (1888-1952)
CountryItaly
CitySiena
Subject Date1370
Image Date1930
ViewExterior
StyleGothic
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceDK/I/529 (DKN/I/687)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Ralph Deakin / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The facade in polychrome marble was designed by Giovanni Pisano in 1285. The upper part, in the style of the Cathedral of Orvieto, was added by Giovanni di Cecco after 1376.

Subject tags

sculpture, cathedrals, marble, decorative stonework