Topographical watercolour of the Duomo, Siena: the interior of the baptistery, including painted vaults and the central font

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RIBApix ref no RIBA21188
Architect/DesignerDonatello (ca. 1383-1466)
Lorenzo Ghiberti (1378-1455)
Quercia, Jacopo della (c. 1374-1438)
Artist/PhotographerCarelli, Gabriel (1821-1900)
CountryItaly
CitySiena
Subject Date1877
Image Date1877
ViewInterior
StyleGothic
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSB1/18
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Baptistery is also known as the Chapel of Saint John the Baptist. The 15th century baptismal font is attributed to Jacopo della Quercia with bronze relief sculptures by Donatello and Ghiberti.

Subject tags

sculpture, cathedrals, wall paintings, vaulting, church fittings