Santa Maria del Carmine, Naples: the choir and high altar

RIBApix ref no RIBA93056
Architect/DesignerMozzetti, Guiseppe
Mozzetti, Pietro
Artist/PhotographerBenton, Tim
CountryItaly
CityNaples
Subject Date1671
Image Date1970
ViewInterior
StyleBaroque
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceBenton 143
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Tim Benton / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The church of Santa Maria del Carmine was originally 13th century, with its campanile being added in the 15th century (see RIBA93051). The facade was added from 1766, but the majority of the interior decoration is late 17th century, the high altar is dated 1671 by Pietro and Giuseppe Mozzetti.

Subject tags

churches, interior decoration, domes, altars