Steps leading to the Palazzo del Quirinale, Rome

RIBApix ref no RIBA112849
Artist/PhotographerPidgeon, Monica (1913-2009)
CountryItaly
CityRome
Subject Date1574
Image Date1961
ViewExterior
StyleRenaissance
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceMonica Pidgeon Box 1, 1961, Rome (61-0420-22)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Monica Pidgeon / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This palace was built by Pope Gregory XIII in 1574 as a summer residence. It served as a papal residence and housed the central offices responsible for the civil government of the Papal States until 1870. It has been the official residence and workplace of the Presidents of the Italian Republic since 1946.

Subject tags

government buildings, stairs, Feature: Rome Eternal City