Church of San Francesca Romana (Santa Maria Nuova), via dei Fori Imperali, Rome, with the Colosseum behind
|Architect/Designer||Lambardi, Carlo (1559-1620)|
|Artist/Photographer||Deakin, Ralph (1888-1952)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Ralph Deakin / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Pediments ; Clock towers ; Ruins ; Round buildings ; Amphitheatres ; Churches|
NOTES: The church was founded in the 9th century, its apse partly built into the ruins of Hadrian's Temple of Venus and Rome to the east. The campanile was built in the 12th century when the church was enlarged. The late Renaissance facade dates from 1615 by Carlo Lambardi.
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