San Giuseppe dei Ruffi, Naples: the facade

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RIBApix ref no RIBA93061
Architect/DesignerGuglielmelli, Arcangelo (c. 1650-1723)
Guglielmelli, Marcello
Lazzari, Dionisio (1617-1689)
Artist/PhotographerBenton, Tim
CountryItaly
CityNaples
Subject Date1725
Image Date1970
ViewExterior
StyleBaroque
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceBenton 156
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Tim Benton / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The church was founded in 1604, although work did not start until 1630. Dionisio Lazzari worked on the main body of the church. Two cupolas were added by Arcangelo Guglielmelli from 1720 and the facade was completed by his son Marcello in 1725.

Subject tags

churches, porticos, pediments