St Peter's Basilica, Rome: the interior with the nave

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RIBApix ref no RIBA10988
Architect/DesignerBernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680)
Della Porta, Giacomo (1538-1602)
Fontana, Domenico (1543-1607)
Michelangelo (1475-1564)
Artist/PhotographerPiranesi, Giovanni Battista (1720-1778)
Subject Date1748
Image Date1748
Library ReferenceSB100/1(4)
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Vedute di Roma (Rome, [1747?-1788]), pl. 4 NOTES: The dome was designed by Michelangelo and completed by Giacomo della Porta and Fontana in 1590. The baldacchino over the high altar was designed by Bernini and unveiled on 28 June 1633 by Pope Urban VIII.

Subject tags

churches, canopies, church fittings