Duomo, Siena: the main facade

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RIBApix ref no RIBA90707
Architect/DesignerGiovanni di Cecco
Pisano, Giovanni (c. 1250-c. 1315)
Artist/PhotographerBenton, Tim
CountryItaly
CitySiena
Subject Date1370
Image Date1991
ViewExterior
StyleGothic
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceBenton 91-19-35
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Tim Benton / 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

cathedrals, decorative stonework, mosaics