Basilica of San Francesco, Assisi
|Architect/Designer||Bombardone, Brother Elia|
|Artist/Photographer||Deakin, Ralph (1888-1952)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Ralph Deakin / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Monasteries & convents ; Belfries, bell towers ; Churches|
NOTES: The design and supervision of the construction of the Romanesque lower basilica, built between 1228 and 1230, is attributed to Frate Elia Bombardone. Construction of the upper basilica began in 1239 and was completed in 1253. The lateral chapels were added towards the end of the 13th century.
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