Basilica of San Paolo fuori le Mura (St Paul outside the Walls), Rome: detail of the cloister with Cosmatesque decoration
|Architect/Designer||Cosmati, Giovanni (fl. 1231-1235)|
|Vassalletto, Pietro (1124-1216)|
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Library Reference||ESP/ROM/338 (ES4112.1)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Cloisters ; Monasteries & convents ; Mosaics ; Arches ; Churches|
NOTES: The Papal basilica of St Paul outside the Walls, is one of four churches considered to be the great ancient basilicas of Rome. The cloister of the monastery was built between 1208 and 1241 by Pietro Vassalletto and was decorated by Giovanni Cosmati, the youngest of the Cosmati.
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