Perugia Cathedral: View of nave looking towards apse and altar

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Description

Unlike most cathedrals, the cathedral of Perugia has its flank [side] on the city’s main square, facing the Fontana Maggiore and the Palazzo dei Priori. This side has the Loggia di Braccio commissioned by Braccio da Montone (1423), an early Renaissance structure attributed to Fioravante Fioravanti from Bologna. The main façade faces the smaller Piazza Dante and has a baroque portal designed by Pietro Carattoli in 1729. The sturdy campanile was constructed in 1606-1612.

Attributes

Attribute NameValues
Alternate Title
  • Cathedral of San Lorenzo, Perugia

Creator
  • G. Massiot & cie

Subject
  • Decorative arts

  • Altars

  • Cathedrals

  • Architecture

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • Gothic (Medieval)

Place of Creation
  • +43.112+12.389

  • Perugia, Umbria, Italy: Piazza del Duomo (now Piazza Quattro Novembre)

  • Perugia

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Member of
Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

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