Duomo, Siena: the marble lion panel on the Baptistery wall and the flight of marble steps leading up to the Piazza del Duomo

RIBApix ref no RIBA25496
Architect/DesignerGiacomo di Mino del Pellicciaio (fl. 1342-c. 1396)
Pisano, Giovanni (c. 1250-c. 1315)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryItaly
CitySiena
Subject Date1382
Image Date1963
ViewExterior
StyleGothic
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/ITA/707) (ES2242.2)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The facade of the Baptistery was designed by Giovanni di Mino del Pellicciaio in 1382. The portal and the Duomo facade was designed by Giovanni Pisano in the late 13th century. The marble steps were added in 1481.

Subject tags

arches, entrances, sculpture, stairs, cathedrals, marble