Oratory of the Banco dei Poveri, Naples: detail of the altar

RIBApix ref no RIBA93084
Architect/DesignerCarraciolo, Gaetano
Giordano, Luca (1634-1705)
Artist/PhotographerBenton, Tim
CountryItaly
CityNaples
Subject Date1766
Image Date1970
ViewInterior
StyleBaroque
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceBenton 209
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Tim Benton / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Oratory was built soon after 1643 by Gaetano Carraciolo. The two doors on either side of the altar (shown here) and the central painting are by Luca Giordano, but the rest of the decoration and the altar (1766) are 18th century.

Subject tags

churches, interior decoration, altars